Senior Software Engineer Salary (United Kingdom)

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is £42,683 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Senior Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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£32,190 - £61,867
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MEDIAN: £42,682
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Senior Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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£22.67 - £51.43
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MEDIAN: £38.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£22K£44K£66K
Salary
£32,190 - £61,867  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £7,720  
Profit Sharing
£99.33 - £9,274  
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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£32,927 - £65,685  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 939
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£18£36£54
Hourly Rate
£22.67 - £51.43  
   
Overtime
£7.89 - £29.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £7,720  
   
Profit Sharing
£99.33 - £9,274  
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).
)
£32,927 - £65,685  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 939
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Guildford
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Oxford
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₤44,000
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Glasgow
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Southampton
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Bath
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Nottingham
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Aberdeen
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Manchester
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Coventry
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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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Java/J2EE
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C++
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Java
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Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
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.NET
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National Average
₤44,000
C#
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SQL
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Oracle
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
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: 62% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 34%
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