Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
South East > Surrey
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 29 30
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 337 382 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 8.22% 7.24% 6.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.87% 8.11% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 316 362 342
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £65,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,799 4,710 5,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 92.70% 89.32% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,141 3,891 4,174
Surrey median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Surrey

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Surrey.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Surrey

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Surrey over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Surrey

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +14 70 £60,000 +14.29% 15
Guildford +2 57 £62,500 +25.00% 15
Redhill +25 43 £42,500 -24.44% 5
Farnham +28 19 £36,250 +45.00% 2
Godalming +25 19 £55,000 - 1
Epsom +17 18 £55,000 +100.00% 2
Weybridge +12 15 £55,000 +197.30%
Chertsey +4 9 £60,000 +90.48% 4
Camberley -20 9 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Egham +8 7 £60,000 +26.32% 2
Woking -20 6 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Staines 0 5 £62,000 +18.10% 2
Walton-on-Thames -9 5 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Thames Ditton - 3 £60,000 -
Dorking +6 2 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Leatherhead -38 2 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames +2 1 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 207 (61.42%) C#
2 183 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (45.10%) .NET
4 135 (40.06%) JavaScript
5 99 (29.38%) Java
6 93 (27.60%) C++
7 86 (25.52%) Microsoft
7 86 (25.52%) Scrum
8 80 (23.74%) Degree
9 68 (20.18%) ASP.NET
10 65 (19.29%) Unit Testing
10 65 (19.29%) AWS
11 62 (18.40%) SQL
11 62 (18.40%) Linux
12 61 (18.10%) Test Automation
12 61 (18.10%) SDLC
13 60 (17.80%) HTML
14 59 (17.51%) AngularJS
15 58 (17.21%) Azure
16 57 (16.91%) Windows
17 56 (16.62%) Web Services
17 56 (16.62%) MVC
18 54 (16.02%) Computer Science
18 54 (16.02%) QA
19 50 (14.84%) Finance
20 49 (14.54%) OO
21 46 (13.65%) Python
22 44 (13.06%) .NET Framework
23 41 (12.17%) RESTful
24 40 (11.87%) TDD

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.48%) Apache
3 4 (1.19%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.59%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.59%) Drupal
4 2 (0.59%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.30%) Confluence
5 1 (0.30%) JBoss
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Maple
1 1 (0.30%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (19.29%) AWS
2 58 (17.21%) Azure
3 33 (9.79%) SaaS
4 12 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.37%) Serverless
6 4 (1.19%) Google Play
7 3 (0.89%) GCP
7 3 (0.89%) GitHub
8 2 (0.59%) IaaS
9 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.30%) NuGet
9 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.45%) RS-232
2 14 (4.15%) RS-485
3 13 (3.86%) VoIP
4 9 (2.67%) Wireless
5 7 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
5 7 (2.08%) Bluetooth
5 7 (2.08%) RTP
5 7 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.78%) Network Security
7 4 (1.19%) LTE
8 3 (0.89%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (0.89%) GSM
8 3 (0.89%) MGW
8 3 (0.89%) PBX
8 3 (0.89%) RANAP
8 3 (0.89%) SGSN
8 3 (0.89%) UMTS
8 3 (0.89%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.59%) HTTP
10 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.15%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (2.97%) Big Data
5 9 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.08%) MySQL
7 4 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.59%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.59%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (0.59%) GIS
9 2 (0.59%) QGIS
9 2 (0.59%) Redis
9 2 (0.59%) Spatial Data
10 1 (0.30%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.30%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.30%) Parquet
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 29 (8.61%) Moq
3 28 (8.31%) Visual Studio
4 21 (6.23%) MSTest
4 21 (6.23%) Ranorex
5 20 (5.93%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 19 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (4.75%) NUnit
8 11 (3.26%) Selenium
8 11 (3.26%) Subversion
9 9 (2.67%) Jenkins
10 7 (2.08%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.19%) Android Studio
11 4 (1.19%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.89%) GCC
12 3 (0.89%) GDB
12 3 (0.89%) JIRA
12 3 (0.89%) Trac
13 2 (0.59%) Maven
General
1 50 (14.84%) Finance
2 17 (5.04%) Electronics
3 12 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.26%) Banking
5 9 (2.67%) Marketing
6 8 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.19%) Advertising
8 4 (1.19%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.19%) Games
8 4 (1.19%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.59%) Automotive
9 2 (0.59%) Law
9 2 (0.59%) Retail
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 157 (46.59%) Software Engineer
2 101 (29.97%) Developer
3 68 (20.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 54 (16.02%) Software Developer
5 36 (10.68%) C++ Software Engineer
6 33 (9.79%) C# Software Engineer
7 30 (8.90%) .NET Developer
7 30 (8.90%) C# Developer
8 29 (8.61%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 26 (7.72%) .NET Software Engineer
10 23 (6.82%) Architect
11 22 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (6.53%) C# Software Developer
12 21 (6.23%) .NET Software Developer
13 20 (5.93%) Embedded Engineer
14 19 (5.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 19 (5.64%) Java Engineer
14 19 (5.64%) Java Software Engineer
15 17 (5.04%) Senior Developer
15 17 (5.04%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (45.10%) .NET
2 68 (20.18%) ASP.NET
3 60 (17.80%) HTML
4 59 (17.51%) AngularJS
5 56 (16.62%) Web Services
6 44 (13.06%) .NET Framework
7 41 (12.17%) RESTful
8 38 (11.28%) .NET Core
8 38 (11.28%) CSS
9 29 (8.61%) WCF
10 26 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (7.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (6.82%) HTML5
13 21 (6.23%) WPF
14 18 (5.34%) Node.js
15 17 (5.04%) Spring
15 17 (5.04%) WinForms
16 13 (3.86%) Natural Language Processing
16 13 (3.86%) Velocity
17 12 (3.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (5.93%) User Experience
3 18 (5.34%) Algorithms
4 10 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.97%) BYOD
5 7 (2.08%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.78%) LIMS
7 5 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.48%) VHDL
8 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.59%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.59%) Digital Signage
9 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.59%) MPEG
9 2 (0.59%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.30%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.40%) Linux
2 57 (16.91%) Windows
3 18 (5.34%) Android
4 7 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.48%) Unix
6 3 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) VMS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (25.52%) Scrum
3 65 (19.29%) Unit Testing
4 61 (18.10%) SDLC
4 61 (18.10%) Test Automation
5 56 (16.62%) MVC
6 54 (16.02%) Computer Science
7 49 (14.54%) OO
8 40 (11.87%) TDD
9 36 (10.68%) Microservices
10 35 (10.39%) Machine Learning
11 33 (9.79%) DevOps
11 33 (9.79%) Requirements Analysis
12 31 (9.20%) Software Architecture
13 29 (8.61%) Artificial Intelligence
14 28 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
15 27 (8.01%) Refactoring
16 26 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (7.72%) Multithreading
16 26 (7.72%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 207 (61.42%) C#
2 135 (40.06%) JavaScript
3 99 (29.38%) Java
4 93 (27.60%) C++
5 62 (18.40%) SQL
6 46 (13.65%) Python
7 36 (10.68%) C
8 30 (8.90%) TypeScript
9 22 (6.53%) Embedded C++
10 9 (2.67%) Objective-C
10 9 (2.67%) PHP
11 6 (1.78%) R
12 5 (1.48%) Scala
13 4 (1.19%) Delphi
13 4 (1.19%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.19%) Ruby
14 2 (0.59%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (23.74%) Degree
2 18 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.26%) AWS Certification
5 8 (2.37%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.48%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.59%) CISSP
7 2 (0.59%) HND
7 2 (0.59%) MCP
7 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.59%) PhD
8 1 (0.30%) CISA
8 1 (0.30%) CISM
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (16.02%) QA
2 3 (0.89%) PMO
3 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.30%) GDPR
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (6.53%) Docker
2 7 (2.08%) Firmware
3 4 (1.19%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.30%) HDFS
4 1 (0.30%) LXC
Systems Management
1 21 (6.23%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.26%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.48%) Puppet
4 3 (0.89%) Ansible
5 2 (0.59%) logstash
6 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.30%) Kibana
6 1 (0.30%) QRadar
6 1 (0.30%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 86 (25.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.67%) SAP
3 8 (2.37%) Google
4 7 (2.08%) Sencha
5 5 (1.48%) Oracle
6 3 (0.89%) Cisco
6 3 (0.89%) Perforce
7 2 (0.59%) ESRI
7 2 (0.59%) Mapbox
7 2 (0.59%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.30%) Adobe
8 1 (0.30%) Apple
8 1 (0.30%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.30%) Databricks
8 1 (0.30%) HP
8 1 (0.30%) IBM
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) Splunk
8 1 (0.30%) TippingPoint
8 1 (0.30%) VMware