The average pay for a Principal Software Engineer is £51,946 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Software Architecture and JavaScript. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

£40,714 - £74,877
(Median)
£41K
£52K
£75K
MEDIAN: £51,946
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£0£28K£56K£84K
Salary
£40,714 - £74,877  
   
Bonus
£965 - £12,080  
Profit Sharing
£970 - £81,546  
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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£41,830 - £80,957  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 168
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Pay by Experience Level for Principal Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £55,441

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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries



Entry-Level
0%

National Average
₤55,000


Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Software Architecture
up arrow 33%

JavaScript
up arrow 29%

up arrow 9%


National Average
₤55,000

C programming Language
up arrow 3%

Python
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 4%

C
up arrow 4%



Linux
up arrow 7%

C#
up arrow 8%

SQL
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
55%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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