The average pay for a Software Engineer is £34,142 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

£24,076 - £54,104
£24K
£34K
£54K
MEDIAN: £34,193
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50%
90%

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£8.03 - £51.95
£8
£22
£52
MEDIAN: £21.68
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£20K£40K£60K
Salary
£24,076 - £54,104  
   
Bonus
£347.65 - £7,143  
Profit Sharing
£9.86 - £7,603  
Commission
£2,260  
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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£24,268 - £57,851  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,509
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£18£36£54
Hourly Rate
£8.03 - £51.95  
   
Overtime
£10.14 - £49.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£347.65 - £7,143  
   
Commission
£2,260  
Profit Sharing
£9.86 - £7,603  
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).
)
£24,268 - £57,851  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 1,716 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $40,000 based on 717 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 329 salaries. A 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 $51,000 based on 76 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £34,906

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Software Engineer Reviews

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

Software Engineer in Ipswich:
"Brilliant Place To Work!"
Pros: Flexible hours, reliable and friendly team.
Cons: Sometimes communication from the top level does not always get to standard employees.

Software Engineer in London:
"Interesting."
Pros: Interesting. Not boring. Nice environment.
Cons: Pressure. Risky. Technical. Sometimes working long hours.

Software Engineer in Hewlett-Packard Company:
Pros:
Cons: HP used to lead the world - they had the best of everything. Now they have joined the race to the bottom.

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Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

▲46%

▲30%

▲16%

National Average
₤35,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

▲5%

C++
▲1%

▲1%

Java
▼0%

JavaScript
▼0%

National Average
₤35,000



SQL
▼3%



▼6%


▼7%

C#
▼9%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 43%
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