Senior Software Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer is £43,770 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£32,853 - £63,060
(Median)
£33K
£44K
£63K
MEDIAN: £43,769
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50%
90%

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£21.85 - £55.37
(Median)
£22
£40
£55
MEDIAN: £39.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£23K£46K£69K
Salary
£32,853 - £63,060  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £8,665  
Profit Sharing
£195.74 - £9,967  
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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£33,497 - £66,849  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,685
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£700£1.4K£2.1K
Hourly Rate
£21.85 - £55.37  
   
Overtime
£1.53 - £1,970  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£1.4M£2.8M£4.2M
Bonus
£0.00 - £8,665  
   
Profit Sharing
£195.74 - £9,967  
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).
)
£33,497 - £66,849  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £45,045

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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries



National Average
₤45,000



Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%

UNIX
up arrow 4%

Python
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 2%

C
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤45,000

.NET
up arrow 1%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 3%

C#
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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