Average Software Developer Salary in London, England: London

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The average salary for a Software Developer in London, England: London is £39,660.
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£27k - £64k
£596 - £13k
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£20 - £20k
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£27k - £69k

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Job Description for Software Developer

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Developer

The top respondents for the job title Software Developer are from the companies Bloomberg LP, RBS National Bank and Amazon.com Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Bloomberg LP where the average pay is £57,391. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Sky plc, earning around £45,495 and £45,000, respectively. Amdocs, Inc,. pays the lowest at around £30,339. RBS National Bank and The Mill also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £35,450 and £35,593, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

Skills in JavaScript, Java and .NET are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL and C# Programming Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

An entry-level Software Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £31,047 based on 73 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £37,044 based on 747 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £49,321 based on 264 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £55,335 based on 113 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £55,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (33.3% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (25.9% less) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (25.7% less).

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