The average pay for a Software Engineer is £33,885 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£24,040 - £53,256
£24K
£34K
£53K
MEDIAN: £33,885
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50%
90%

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£8.87 - £54.50
£8
£22
£54
MEDIAN: £22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£19K£38K£57K
Salary
£24,040 - £53,256  
   
Bonus
£310.94 - £7,647  
Profit Sharing
£20.00 - £9,721  
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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£24,228 - £56,496  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 2,466
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£19£38£57
Hourly Rate
£8.87 - £54.50  
   
Overtime
£9.93 - £47.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£310.94 - £7,647  
   
Commission
£2,260  
Profit Sharing
£20.00 - £9,721  
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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£24,228 - £56,496  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £34,639

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Software Engineer Reviews

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

Software Engineer in Egham:
"Good corporate culture, not much career progression chances."
Pros: The company is quite big but that means that the process is quite slow and heavy.
Cons: Not the best pay compared to the market. Not a big culture of training employees.

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 53 votes.
055
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries




National Average
₤35,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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