Software Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Software Engineer is £33,105 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£22,842 - £50,571
(Median)
£23K
£33K
£51K
MEDIAN: £33,105
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90%

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£10.30 - £57.17
(Median)
£10
£25
£57
MEDIAN: £24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£19K£38K£57K
Salary
£22,842 - £50,571  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,704  
Profit Sharing
£299.33 - £6,163  
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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£23,248 - £54,222  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,394
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£20£40£60
Hourly Rate
£10.30 - £57.17  
   
Overtime
£7.21 - £49.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,704  
   
Profit Sharing
£299.33 - £6,163  
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).
)
£23,248 - £54,222  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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
₤34,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

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C
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Linux
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C++
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Java
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National Average
₤34,000

UNIX
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C#
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SQL
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PHP
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 486 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 38%
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