Average Lead Software Engineer Salary

Rs 1,300,588
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Rs 103,009
Rs 99,525
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The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer is Rs 1,300,588.
Rs 697k
Rs 1m
Rs 2m
MEDIAN Rs 1,300,588
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Rs 697k - Rs 2m
Rs 25k - Rs 300k
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Rs -21 - Rs 829k
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Rs 711k - Rs 2m

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Job Description for Lead Software Engineer

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.
The top respondents for the job title Lead Software Engineer are from the companies HCL Technologies Ltd., Accenture Technology Solutions and Fidelity Investments. Reported salaries are highest at Fidelity Investments where the average pay is Rs 1,473,938. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sapient Corporation and Tietoenator, earning around Rs 1,351,849 and Rs 1,315,865, respectively. HCL Technologies Ltd. pays the lowest at around Rs 639,388. Wipro Technologies Ltd. and Accenture Technology Solutions also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 920,414 and Rs 974,405, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Lead Software Engineer

Skills in Java, JavaScript and Java/J2EE are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET and C# Programming Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Lead Software Engineer

An entry-level Lead Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 600,000 based on 3 salaries. An early career Lead Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 867,610 based on 291 salaries. A mid-career Lead Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,232,105 based on 1,518 salaries. An experienced Lead Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,566,060 based on 582 salaries.
Employees with Lead Software Engineer in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 11.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gurgaon, Haryana (10.4% more) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (23.6% less), Mumbai, Maharashtra (13.1% less) and Noida, Uttar Pradesh (6.5% less).

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