Average Principal Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language Skills Salary in United Kingdom

£52,223
Avg. Salary
£4,000
Bonus
£4,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in United Kingdom is £52,223.
10%
£42k
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£52k
90%
£71k
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£42k - £71k
Bonus
£985 - £10k
Profit Sharing
£1k - £14k
Total Pay
£43k - £78k

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Job Description for Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer Tasks
  • Design, develop, integrate, test and deploy company's software.
  • Execute product specification, system design, development and system integration.
  • Develop new product concepts and development, deliver product prototypes.
  • Conduct new technology research, concept specification and design of individual software components.
  • Participate in product and program collaboration.

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Popular Skills for Principal Software Engineer

Skills in Software Development, Software Architecture, Java and C Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Principal Software Engineer

A mid-career Principal Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £46,692 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Principal Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £52,024 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £62,242.
Employees with Principal Software Engineer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 30.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Guildford, England: Surrey (19.2% more) and Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (18.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Bristol, England: Bristol (22.3% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (12.1% less) and Southampton, England: Hampshire (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 86 survey responses.
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
43.0%
Late Career
33.7%