AED 218,258
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:


AED 5,500

Profit Sharing

AED 1,200

A Lead Software Engineer earns an average salary of AED 207,347 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AED 118,113 - AED 333,483
AED 120K
AED 220K
AED 330K
MEDIAN: AED 218,258
Salary AED 118,113 - AED 333,483
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 29,799
Profit Sharing AED 1,200
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).
AED 118,113 - AED 336,966
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

Job Description for Lead Software Engineer

A lead software engineer holds many responsibilities, primarily developing and testing software programs. Responsibilities for a lead software engineer can vary vastly depending on the company, department, and infrastructure of the employer. They are employed in a variety of sectors, including not only software companies, but also in health care, insurance, retail, and many other industries. Lead software engineers can expect to be involved in design planning, scheduling release dates, participating in product committees, contacting clients, and heading up project leadership.


Lead Software Engineer Tasks

  • Implement high quality code in an agile, test-driven development environment.
  • Create detailed software development plans and assign tasks to team members.
  • Scope development effort, and provide reliable resource and timeline estimates.
  • Coach and mentor development staff.
  • Perform performance and scalability analysis as needed.

Lead Software Engineer Pay By Employer




Epam Systems
19 profiles




13 profiles

Thomson Reuters
13 profiles



Lead Software Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 221,838

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Lead Software Engineer

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Experience Affects Lead Software Engineer Salaries


National Average
AED 222,000


Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 15%