The average pay for a Lead Software Engineer is £46,463 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Java is associated with high pay for this job.

£34,284 - £70,916
£34K
£48K
£71K
MEDIAN: £48,194
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Salary £34,284 - £70,916
Bonus £622 - £8,746
Profit Sharing £1,965
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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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£35,040 - £74,467
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 198

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Pay by Experience Level for Lead Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Lead Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤38,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤46,000 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Lead Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤51,000 based on 83 salaries. A Lead Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤53,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £49,540

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Key Stats for Lead Software Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Lead Software Engineer Salaries

▲7%

▲2%

National Average
₤50,000

▼8%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Lead Software Engineer Salaries

▲10%


National Average
₤50,000


C++
▼5%

C
▼5%


Java/J2EE
▼5%

▼7%

SQL
▼8%

▼8%

▼9%


Python
▼10%

C#
▼12%


Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 51%
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