Average Experienced Principal Software Engineer with Software Development Skills Salary in United Kingdom

£59,377
Avg. Salary
£7,500
Bonus
£8,200
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Principal Software Engineer with Software Development skills in United Kingdom is £59,377.
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£47k
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£59k
90%
£91k
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Salary
£47k - £91k
Bonus
£986 - £20k
Profit Sharing
£2k - £20k
Total Pay
£48k - £105k

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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 Java and Software Architecture are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C Programming Language, Linux and 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 £56,712 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £58,089.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Mid Career
52.5%
Late Career
47.5%