Software Engineer Salary (United Kingdom)

The average pay for a Software Engineer is £32,044 per year. A skill in Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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£22,433 - £49,211
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MEDIAN: £32,043
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Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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£11.84 - £51.28
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National Salary Data

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£0£18K£36K£54K
Salary
£22,433 - £49,211  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,056  
Profit Sharing
£489.56 - £5,795  
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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£22,876 - £51,612  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,737
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£18£36£54
Hourly Rate
£11.84 - £51.28  
   
Overtime
£6.18 - £50.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,056  
   
Profit Sharing
£489.56 - £5,795  
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).
)
£22,876 - £51,612  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,737
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Pay Difference By Location

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Software Engineer Reviews

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:
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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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
₤33,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

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Linux
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Java
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₤33,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 352 votes.

Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 40%
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