The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer with Java/J2EE skills is £46,310 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£35,745 - £73,226
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MEDIAN: £53,260
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Salary £35,745 - £73,226
Bonus £1,208 - £6,456
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£35,745 - £75,102
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

Senior Software Engineer Job Listings

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 ₤38,000 based on 15 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 ₤50,000 based on 45 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 ₤48,000 based on 33 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 ₤48,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £54,633

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Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

National Average
₤55,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Experienced
▼12%

Late-Career
▼12%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 36%