The average salary for a Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) is £50,240 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in Java is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

£34,251 - £69,741
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MEDIAN: £50,240
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£34,251 - £69,741  
   
Bonus
£518 - £14,544  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£36,378 - £73,389  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £53,711

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Key Stats for Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE)

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
056
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries



National Average
₤54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

Skills That Affect Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Java
up arrow 27%

National Average
₤54,000

.NET
up arrow 7%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 7%

C#
up arrow 8%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 9%

ASP.NET
up arrow 9%

SQL
up arrow 10%

JavaScript
up arrow 11%

C++
up arrow 12%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 16%

Python
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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