The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with Java/J2EE skills is £46,310 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£34,260 - £68,506
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MEDIAN: £48,046
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£0£24K£48K£72K
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£34,260 - £68,506  
   
Bonus
£600 - £6,000  
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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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£34,719 - £70,659  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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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 $38,000 based on 15 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 $50,000 based on 45 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 $48,000 based on 33 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 $48,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £49,444

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
₤49,000

Experienced
▼3%

Late-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 34%
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