The average pay for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is £32,342 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.

£21,514 - £49,922
(Median)
£22K
£32K
£50K
MEDIAN: £32,341
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90%

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£5.09 - £45.00
(Median)
£5
£13
£45
MEDIAN: £12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£18K£36K£54K
Salary
£21,514 - £49,922  
   
Bonus
£250.00 - £8,500  
Profit Sharing
£50.34 - £24,832  
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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£20,995 - £52,244  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 328
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£16£32£48
Hourly Rate
£5.09 - £45.00  
   
Overtime
£19.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£32K£64K£96K
Bonus
£250.00 - £8,500  
   
Profit Sharing
£50.34 - £24,832  
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).
)
£20,995 - £52,244  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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: £32,768

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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Reviews

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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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%



National Average
₤33,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

C
up arrow 9%

Oracle
up arrow 7%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 4%

Java
up arrow 4%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%

Python
up arrow 3%

C++
up arrow 1%

.NET
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤33,000

Linux
up arrow 1%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 3%

SQL
up arrow 3%

ASP.NET
up arrow 11%

C#
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
medical benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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