An Experienced Principal Software Engineer earns an average salary of £56,848 per year. A skill in Python is associated with high pay for this job.

£42,683 - £74,910
£43K
£57K
£75K
MEDIAN: £56,848
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£27K£54K£81K
Salary
£42,683 - £74,910  
   
Bonus
£405.47 - £15,152  
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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£43,246 - £79,871  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £59,417

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Key Stats for Principal Software Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
98 %
10-19 years
91%
20 years or more
9%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Principal Software Engineer Salaries

Python
▲12%

Java
▲7%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
▲1%

C++ Programming Language
▼0%

C programming Language
▼0%

National Average
₤59,000

Linux
▼8%

C# Programming Language
▼12%

C
▼13%

C#
▼13%

C++
▼14%

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 20%