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

£46,692
Avg. Salary
£2,000
Bonus
£4,250
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Principal Software Engineer with C++ Programming Language skills in United Kingdom is £46,692.
10%
£39k
MEDIAN
£47k
90%
£66k
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Salary
£39k - £66k
Bonus
£500 - £8k
Profit Sharing
£0 - £4k
Total Pay
£41k - £72k

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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 and Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language and C Programming Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Principal Software Engineer

An experienced Principal Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £52,024 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £62,242.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 66 survey responses.
Experienced
56.1%
Late Career
43.9%