Average Principal Software Engineer Salary in London, England: London

£73,272
Avg. Salary
£7,757
Bonus
£14,750
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in London, England: London is £73,272.
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£50k
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£73k
90%
£96k
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Salary
£50k - £96k
Bonus
£2k - £22k
Profit Sharing
£9k - £24k
Total Pay
£52k - £121k

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

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 £69,102 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Principal Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £74,967 based on 50 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £89,804.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Cardiff, Wales: Cardiff (38.6% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (34.6% less) and Bristol, England: Bristol (33.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 73 survey responses.
Mid Career
24.7%
Experienced
68.5%
Late Career
6.8%