£30,726
Avg. Salary
£12.89
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£1,927

Bonus

£1,019

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Software Developer is £12.89 per hour.

The average pay for a Software Developer is £30,726 per year.

£7.25
10%
£12.89
50%
£56.88
90%
MEDIAN £12.89
£22k
10%
£31k
50%
£48k
90%
MEDIAN £30,726
£21,521 - £48,120
£22K
£31K
£48K
MEDIAN: £30,726
10%
50%
90%
£7.25 - £56.88
£7
£13
£57
MEDIAN: £12.89
10%
50%
90%
£0£49K
Salary £21,521 - £48,120
Bonus £247 - £5,212
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £4,901
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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£21,531 - £49,700
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 26 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5,024
Hourly Data £0£56
Hourly Rate £7.25 - £56.88
Overtime £6.89 - £51.99
Annual Data £0£49K
Bonus £247 - £5,212
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £4,901
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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£21,531 - £49,700
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 26 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 118

Job Description for Software Developer

Software developers develop computer applications that allow users to perform specific tasks on computers or other devices. They may also develop or customize existing systems that run devices or control networks. Most of the time, software developers work in an office. A bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, information technology, or other relevant majors is often required. They are required to have relevant job experience.

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Software Developer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded, multi-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

Software Developer Pay By Employer

$0$154K

$64,205

$84,463

Amazon.com Inc
86 profiles
$103,779

$69,045

Microsoft Corp
62 profiles
$112,899

Usaa Insurance
56 profiles
$65,871

$71,788

$76,615

Epic
45 profiles
$104,736

Google, Inc.
44 profiles
$86,000

Common Career Paths for Software Developer


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Software Developer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Software Developer

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

Pay by Experience for a Software Developer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Developer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤29,000 based on 1,785 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Developer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤37,000 based on 649 salaries. An experienced Software Developer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤42,000 based on 315 salaries. A Software Developer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤45,000 based on 74 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £31,097

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Software Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Software Developer?

Software Developer in Suffolk:
"Fine."
Pros: The freedom given to me regarding the software development process.
Cons: It's not really what I want to be doing in the long run.

Software Developer in London:
Pros: A friendly environment, the feeling of being part of a "family", being surrounded by very clever people who are willing to share their knowledge and curiosity.
Cons: Long work hours and underresourcing, little ability to plan infrastructure changes in the long term, absolute lack of transparency in assigning salaries.

Software Developer in Swindon:
"Pay rises."
Normally have to change companies to get pay rises.

Software Developer in Birmingham:
"Fulfilling."
Pros: Creative, no repetition, rewarding to create useful things.
Cons: Sometimes stressful.

Software Developer in London:
"Great Rewards."
Pros: I feel satisfied about the level of knowledge gained and contributed. Good to work in the cutting edge of information systems and methods. Good satisfaction from contributing into humanity in any small way. Great people around from a diverse background and experiences. Good paced but moderate stress level as in any other office work I reckon. Good management, helpful in general contributes to my overboard efforts in return.
Cons: No promotion prospect. Regardless of gained experience. No health or even basic dental perks.

Software Developer in London:
"Fairly relaxed life."
Pros: Not too stressful, good pay (I think), enjoyable.
Cons: Being inside all the time, lack of interaction, not very social office.

Software Developer in Guildford:
"that getting a certification is so important"
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Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲45%

▲36%

▲19%

National Average
₤31,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

▲4%

▲1%


National Average
₤31,000

C++
▼1%


C#
▼2%

▼2%

C
▼2%


▼3%


▼4%

SQL
▼4%

▼5%

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 57%