A Software Developer earns an average salary of £30,651 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£21,627 - £47,711
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£31K
£48K
MEDIAN: £30,607
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50%
90%
£7.24 - £57.39
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£13
£57
MEDIAN: £13.15
10%
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90%
£0£49K
Salary £21,627 - £47,711
Bonus £101.93 - £5,117
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £4,975
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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£21,626 - £49,693
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,559
Hourly Data £0£70
Hourly Rate £7.24 - £57.39
Overtime £10.85 - £70.19
Annual Data £0£49K
Bonus £101.93 - £5,117
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £4,975
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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£21,626 - £49,693
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

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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: £30,929

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 Warrington:
"Can be fun, can be stressful."
Pros: I love working in a team and in an office, I also love developing new systems.
Cons: At times is can be stressful and in a small company harder to overcome.

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 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 Camberley:
"Junior programmers expectations"
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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 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲46%

▲37%

▲19%

National Average
₤31,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

▲5%

▲2%


C++
▼0%

National Average
₤31,000

▼1%


C
▼1%

C#
▼2%

▼2%



▼3%

SQL
▼3%

▼4%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 57%
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