Average Principal Software Engineer with Java Skills Salary in United Kingdom

£59,831
Avg. Salary
£6,750
Bonus
£9,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with Java skills in United Kingdom is £59,831.
10%
£41k
MEDIAN
£60k
90%
£88k
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Salary
£41k - £88k
Bonus
£2k - £15k
Profit Sharing
£1k - £16k
Total Pay
£42k - £98k

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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 that pay less than market rate include C Programming Language, C# Programming Language, Software Architecture, C++ Programming Language and Software Development.

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 £57,391 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Principal Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £60,416 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £58,071.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 59 survey responses.
Mid Career
18.6%
Experienced
64.4%
Late Career
16.9%