Principal Software Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Principal Software Engineer is £49,944 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are JavaScript and Software Architecture. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

£39,149 - £71,597
(Median)
£39K
£50K
£72K
MEDIAN: £49,944
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£0£28K£56K£84K
Salary
£39,149 - £71,597  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £11,234  
Profit Sharing
£993 - £83,327  
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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£39,955 - £79,730  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 228
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £52,175

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Experience Affects Principal Software Engineer Salaries




National Average
₤52,000

Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

JavaScript
up arrow 27%

Software Architecture
up arrow 10%

Java
up arrow 8%

C++
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 2%

National Average
₤52,000

C#
up arrow 2%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 3%

Linux
up arrow 5%

Python
up arrow 7%

SQL
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
57%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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