A Mid-Career Principal Software Engineer earns an average salary of £49,517 per year. A skill in C++ is associated with high pay for this job.

£40,253 - £77,709
MEDIAN: £49,517

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£40,253 - £77,709  
£1,005 - £12,164  
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£41,083 - £81,891  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

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National Average

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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C++ Programming Language
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C programming Language
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C# Programming Language
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Common Health Benefits

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