Average Early-Career Principal Software Engineer Salary in United Kingdom

£48,130
Avg. Salary
£3,780
Bonus
£3,104
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Principal Software Engineer in United Kingdom is £48,130.
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£31k
MEDIAN
£48k
90%
£71k
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Salary
£31k - £71k
Bonus
£383 - £11k
Profit Sharing
£0 - £3k
Total Pay
£31k - £81k

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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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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 £52,405 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Principal Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £56,497 based on 183 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £58,562.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 334 survey responses.
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
54.8%
Late Career
23.1%