A Mid-Career Principal Software Engineer earns an average salary of £50,014 per year. A skill in C++ is associated with high pay for this job.

£40,992 - £76,025
£41K
£50K
£76K
MEDIAN: £50,014
10%
50%
90%

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£0£27K£54K£81K
Salary
£40,992 - £76,025  
   
Bonus
£1,026 - £19,727  
Profit Sharing
£7,300  
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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£41,663 - £78,027  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

5-9 years
60%
10-19 years
40%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

C++
▲12%

C
▲7%

National Average
₤53,000

C++ Programming Language
▼3%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
▼3%

C programming Language
▼6%

Java
▼8%

C# Programming Language
▼17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
no benefits
None: 15%
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