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Senior Software Engineer Salary (United Kingdom)

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is £43,435 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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£32,877 - £62,397
(Median)
33K
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52K
62K
MEDIAN: £43,435
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Senior Software Engineer Salary (?
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£22.00 - £55.00
(Median)
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49
55
MEDIAN: £39.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£23K£46K£69K
Salary
£32,877 - £62,397  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £8,191  
Profit Sharing
£127.66 - £9,244  
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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£33,597 - £67,053  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,210
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£19£38£57
Hourly Rate
£22.00 - £55.00  
   
Overtime
£7.70 - £34.09  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £8,191  
   
Profit Sharing
£127.66 - £9,244  
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).
)
£33,597 - £67,053  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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

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Guildford
up arrow 7%
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Southampton
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Oxford
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National Average
₤45,000
Birmingham
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Glasgow
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Coventry
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Nottingham
up arrow 15%
Manchester
up arrow 17%
Aberdeen
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
₤45,000

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C
up arrow 4%
Linux
up arrow 4%
Java/J2EE
up arrow 4%
UNIX
up arrow 4%
C++
up arrow 1%
Java
up arrow 1%
Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
up arrow 1%
.NET
0%
National Average
₤45,000
SQL
up arrow 2%
C#
up arrow 3%
ASP.NET
up arrow 3%
up arrow 6%
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 174 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: 16% employee benefits None: 31%