Senior Software Engineer Salary (United Kingdom)

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is £42,852 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Senior Software Engineer Salary (?
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£32,516 - £62,012
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £42,851
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Senior Software Engineer Salary (?
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£26.18 - £53.58
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £38.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£23K£46K£69K
Salary
£32,516 - £62,012  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £7,709  
Profit Sharing
£103.04 - £9,174  
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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£33,243 - £66,114  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,048
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£18£36£54
Hourly Rate
£26.18 - £53.58  
   
Overtime
£7.95 - £29.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £7,709  
   
Profit Sharing
£103.04 - £9,174  
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).
)
£33,243 - £66,114  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

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Pay Difference By Location

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Guildford
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Oxford
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Glasgow
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National Average
₤44,000
Southampton
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Leicester
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Nottingham
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Bath
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Manchester
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Aberdeen
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
₤44,000

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

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C
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JavaScript
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UNIX
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C++
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Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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Java
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Java/J2EE
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National Average
₤44,000
.NET
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C#
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SQL
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Oracle
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 165 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 32%
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