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Software Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Software Engineer is £32,928 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£22,892 - £50,186
(Median)
£23K
£33K
£50K
MEDIAN: £32,927
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50%
90%

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£11.63 - £51.66
(Median)
£12
£25
£52
MEDIAN: £25.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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£18K£36K£54K
Salary
£22,892 - £50,186  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,245  
Profit Sharing
£311.72 - £6,082  
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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£23,305 - £53,472  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,228
National Hourly Rate 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£18£36£54
Hourly Rate
£11.63 - £51.66  
   
Overtime
£6.95 - £50.50  
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.
)
£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,245  
   
Profit Sharing
£311.72 - £6,082  
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).
)
£23,305 - £53,472  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67

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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

up arrow 7%


C
up arrow 4%

Linux
up arrow 2%

C++
up arrow 1%

Java
0%

National Average
₤34,000

UNIX
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 7%

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SQL
up arrow 10%


up arrow 11%

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PHP
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 478 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 39%