The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is £45,831 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£32,868 - £67,625
£33K
£46K
£68K
MEDIAN: £45,831
10%
50%
90%

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£30.00 - £52.50
£49
MEDIAN: £49.23
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£24K£48K£72K
Salary
£32,868 - £67,625  
   
Bonus
£495.36 - £9,744  
Profit Sharing
£249.44 - £9,863  
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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£33,471 - £71,009  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 991
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£700£1K£2K
Hourly Rate
£49.23  
   
Overtime
£19.00 - £2,027  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£1M£2M£4M
Bonus
£495.36 - £9,744  
   
Profit Sharing
£249.44 - £9,863  
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).
)
£33,471 - £71,009  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 239 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 535 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 392 salaries. A Senior Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 76 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £47,033

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
8%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲9%

▲9%

National Average
₤47,000

▼3%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲5%



Java
▼0%

JavaScript
▼0%

National Average
₤47,000

C
▼2%


C++
▼3%

▼6%

C#
▼9%


SQL
▼10%

▼12%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 35%
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