Avg. Base Salary (GBP)
The average salary for a Software Design Engineer (SDE) is £42,300
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Design Engineer (SDE)s?
An early career Software Design Engineer (SDE) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £42,300 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Software Design Engineer (SDE) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £42,057 based on 7 salaries. An …Read more
What Do Software Design Engineer (SDE)s Do?
A software design engineer (SDE) is a key member of a software development company. He or she helps identify problems and figures out how to create programs that will automate or ease those situations. Typically, the design engineer will look at existing processes and then work to design or refine software to increase the efficiency or ulity of users. This can involve creating a new product or iterating on existing software products to improve them.
At the most basic level, an SDE tries to …Read more
- Test and document software for client applications.
- Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
- Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
- Use source debuggers and visual development environments.