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Software Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Software Engineer is £32,736 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
£22,660 - £50,126
(Median)
£23K
£33K
£50K
MEDIAN: £32,736
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£11.84 - £50.34
(Median)
£12
£25
£50
MEDIAN: £25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£18K£36K£54K
Salary
£22,660 - £50,126  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,243  
Profit Sharing
£311.72 - £5,946  
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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£23,081 - £53,368  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,008
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£17£34£51
Hourly Rate
£11.84 - £50.34  
   
Overtime
£6.08 - £50.08  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,243  
   
Profit Sharing
£311.72 - £5,946  
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).
)
£23,081 - £53,368  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

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++
up arrow 1%

Java
0%

National Average
₤34,000

UNIX
up arrow 4%


C#
up arrow 7%

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SQL
up arrow 10%

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PHP
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 414 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
29%
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%