The average pay for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is £32,562 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£21,450 - £49,983
£21K
£33K
£50K
MEDIAN: £32,562
10%
50%
90%

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£5.15 - £67.15
£5
£14
£67
MEDIAN: £14.20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£18K£36K£54K
Salary
£21,450 - £49,983  
   
Bonus
£195.74 - £8,170  
Profit Sharing
£1,475  
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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£21,057 - £52,653  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 330
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£23£46£69
Hourly Rate
£5.15 - £67.15  
   
Overtime
£19.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£195.74 - £8,170  
   
Profit Sharing
£1,475  
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).
)
£21,057 - £52,653  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £32,852

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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Reviews

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

Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in London:
"Great company culture and fun projects."
Pros: Enjoy the variety of work on offer different clients that use different multi-platform solutions. Often opportunities to work out of the office on event locations and sometimes the opportunity to work aboard in mainland Europe.
Cons: - Lack of focus on internal products. - Very fast turnover of agency projects.

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Key Stats for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

▲25%

▲20%

National Average
₤33,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

C
▲9%

Oracle
▲7%


▲3%

Python
▲3%


▲1%

C++
▼0%

Linux
▼0%

National Average
₤33,000

HTML
▼1%

▼3%


SQL
▼3%

ASP.NET
▼12%

C#
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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