£46,415
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£3,096

Profit Sharing

£2,249

The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is £45,831 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£34,262 - £69,531
£34K
£46K
£70K
MEDIAN: £46,415
10%
50%
90%
£17.52 - £69.81
£18
£46
£70
MEDIAN: £45.59
10%
50%
90%
£0£73K
Salary £34,262 - £69,531
Bonus £681 - £9,973
Profit Sharing £245 - £9,696
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£34,767 - £73,488
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,133
Hourly Data £0£1K
Hourly Rate £17.52 - £69.81
Overtime £2.98 - £1,976
Annual Data £0£73K
Bonus £681 - £9,973
Profit Sharing £245 - £9,696
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£34,767 - £73,488
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

Job Description for Senior Software Engineer

A senior software engineer typically has a background in computer science, web development, and/or engineering. A bachelor's degree in any of those fields is generally considered a plus, as is experience working in web development. Some abilities they might have are a strong attention to detail, an ability to multitask, and an ability to work independently and on a team. Senior software engineers usually work in an office. They may work with other people to complete projects, but staying focused and working alone is typical.

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Senior Software Engineer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Guide and review work of junior engineers.
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications and help manage project priorities and timelines.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

Senior Software Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$183K

Microsoft Corp
185 profiles
$139,489

$135,400

$98,588

$112,636

$150,437

Qualcomm Inc
84 profiles
$107,720

$115,319

$128,330

Google, Inc.
77 profiles
$152,577

Amazon.com Inc
70 profiles
$135,427

Common Career Paths for Senior Software Engineer


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Senior Software Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Senior Software Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤41,000 based on 239 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Software Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤46,000 based on 535 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤51,000 based on 392 salaries. A Senior Software Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤51,000 based on 76 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £47,851

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲7%

▲7%

National Average
₤48,000

▼4%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲3%


National Average
₤48,000


Java
▼2%

JavaScript
▼2%


C++
▼4%

C
▼4%

▼8%

C#
▼10%


SQL
▼12%

▼13%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 35%