The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Developer in United Kingdom is £36,938.
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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. They must be familiar with various comput…Read more
Software Developer Tasks
- Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
- Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
- 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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Software Developer
The top respondents for the job title Software Developer are from the companies MIS Group, AmTrust Financial and Civica UK Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Bloomberg LP where the average pay is £74,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) and The Moving Picture Company, earning around £46,000 and £44,000, respectively. Civica UK Ltd pays the lowest at around £28,813. MIS Group and AmTrust Financial also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £32,996 and £33,121, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Software Developer
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 £25,128 based on 304 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,531 based on 3,399 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £41,427 based on 480 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £43,928.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Software Developer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 34.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (6.0% more) and Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (20.2% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (2.5% less) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (1.4% less).
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