Average Mid-Career Software Developer Salary in United Kingdom

£36,938
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£2,036
Bonus
£2,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Software Developer in United Kingdom is £36,938.
10%
£27k
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£37k
90%
£56k
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£27k - £56k
Bonus
£491 - £8k
Profit Sharing
£220 - £6k
Total Pay
£27k - £59k
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Job Description for Software Developer

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

Skills in Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include JavaScript, SQL, .NET 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 £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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 4,352 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.0%
Early Career
78.1%
Experienced
11.0%
Late Career
3.9%