A Software Developer earns an average salary of £30,827 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£21,557 - £48,158
£22K
£31K
£48K
MEDIAN: £30,827
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50%
90%

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£6.99 - £53.56
£7
£12
£54
MEDIAN: £12.41
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£21,557 - £48,158  
   
Bonus
£248.32 - £5,099  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £3,945  
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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£21,531 - £49,860  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,466
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£18£36£54
Hourly Rate
£6.99 - £53.56  
   
Overtime
£6.89 - £38.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£248.32 - £5,099  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £3,945  
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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£21,531 - £49,860  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £31,173

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Software Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Software Developer?

Software Developer in London:
Pros: A friendly environment, the feeling of being part of a "family", being surrounded by very clever people who are willing to share their knowledge and curiosity.
Cons: Long work hours and underresourcing, little ability to plan infrastructure changes in the long term, absolute lack of transparency in assigning salaries.

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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Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲45%

▲36%

▲19%

National Average
₤31,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

▲4%

▲2%


National Average
₤31,000

C++
▼1%

▼2%


C
▼2%

C#
▼3%


▼3%


▼4%

SQL
▼4%

▼5%

PHP
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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