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.

£34,228 - £71,280
(Median)
£34K
£50K
£71K
MEDIAN: £50,240
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Salary
£34,228 - £71,280  
   
Bonus
£1,014 - £10,850  
Total Pay (?
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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£36,856 - £77,566  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £53,746

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Experience Affects Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries



National Average
₤54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 25%

Skills That Affect Lead Software Development Engineer (SDE) Salaries

Java
up arrow 28%

National Average
₤54,000

.NET
up arrow 1%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 7%

C#
up arrow 8%

SQL
up arrow 8%

ASP.NET
up arrow 9%

C++
up arrow 12%

ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 16%

Python
up arrow 18%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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