Average Junior Software Engineer Salary in United Kingdom

£24,117
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,124
Bonus
£509
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The average salary for a Junior Software Engineer in United Kingdom is £24,117.
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£18k
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£24k
90%
£32k
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What Do Junior Software Engineers Do?

Junior Software Engineer Tasks
  • Assist with research and develop; design software systems and applications.
  • Perform engineering level tests to find defects; troubleshoot and debug development and production issues.
  • Work closely with the team, and report clearly and accurately to management.
  • Troubleshoot, test and validate software issues; resolve issues with due urgency and maintain thorough documentation of all software solutions.

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What Are Popular Skills for Junior Software Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Junior Software Engineers?

An entry-level Junior Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £23,722 based on 167 salaries. An early career Junior Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,267 based on 519 salaries. A mid-career Junior Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,847 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Junior Software Engineer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 20.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (3.6% more) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (6.3% less), Cardiff, Wales: Cardiff (4.0% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 691 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.2%
Early Career
75.1%
Mid Career
0.7%