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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary (United Kingdom)

The average pay for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is £30,221 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Oracle and UNIX.
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary (?
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£20,678 - £47,760
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £30,220
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Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary (?
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£6.94 - £50.34
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MEDIAN: £13.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£20,678 - £47,760  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £9,305  
Profit Sharing
£200.00 - £10,000  
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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£20,526 - £49,906  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 448
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£17£34£51
Hourly Rate
£6.94 - £50.34  
   
Overtime
£1.50 - £35.00  
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 - £9,305  
   
Profit Sharing
£200.00 - £10,000  
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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£20,526 - £49,906  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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

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Cambridge
up arrow 8%
National Average
₤31,000
Manchester
up arrow 2%
Glasgow
up arrow 7%
Belfast
up arrow 15%
Edinburgh
up arrow 32%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%
Experienced
up arrow 26%
National Average
₤31,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 14%
C
up arrow 10%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 10%
UNIX
up arrow 10%
Java
up arrow 4%
Linux
up arrow 4%
C++
0%
National Average
₤31,000
Python
up arrow 1%
SQL
up arrow 2%
C#
up arrow 4%
ASP.NET
up arrow 4%
HTML
up arrow 6%
.NET
up arrow 8%
JavaScript
up arrow 8%
VB.Net
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 51%