Software Developer Salary (United Kingdom)

A Software Developer earns an average salary of £30,000 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Software Developer Salary (?
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£20,542 - £46,263
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MEDIAN: £29,999
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Software Developer Salary (?
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£7.10 - £62.99
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £22.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£20,542 - £46,263  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,218  
Profit Sharing
£151.63 - £4,562  
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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£20,722 - £49,225  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£21£42£63
Hourly Rate
£7.10 - £62.99  
   
Overtime
£10.24 - £50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,218  
   
Profit Sharing
£151.63 - £4,562  
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).
)
£20,722 - £49,225  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Pay Difference By Location

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Software Developer Reviews

What is it like working as a Software Developer?
Software Developer in London:
"Great Rewards."
Pros: I feel satisfied about the level of knowledge gained and contributed. Good to work in the cutting edge of information systems and methods. Good satisfaction from contributing into humanity in any small way. Great people around from a diverse background and experiences. Good paced but moderate stress level as in any other office work I reckon. Good management, helpful in general contributes to my overboard efforts in return.
Cons: No promotion prospect. Regardless of gained experience. No health or even basic dental perks.

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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

National Average
₤31,000

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

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Linux
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Java
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C++
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C#
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.NET
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National Average
₤31,000
SQL
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ASP.NET
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Microsoft SQL Server
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
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JavaScript
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Visual Basic (VB)
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PHP
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 517 votes.

Gender

Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 47%
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