Average Software Engineer Salary in London, England: London

£45,025
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£4,527
Bonus
£3,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Engineer in London, England: London is £45,025.
10%
£29k
MEDIAN
£45k
90%
£72k
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Salary
£29k - £72k
Bonus
£991 - £13k
Profit Sharing
£494 - £24k
Total Pay
£30k - £78k

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Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Bloomberg LP, Amazon.com Inc and Facebook Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Facebook Inc where the average pay is £71,337. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Microsoft Corp and Bloomberg LP, earning around £64,457 and £62,982, respectively. BBC pays the lowest at around £39,568. Google, Inc. and Amazon.com Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £42,500 and £46,523, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £34,802 based on 121 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £41,774 based on 1,072 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £53,075 based on 507 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £63,172 based on 172 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £61,611.
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 (35.2% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (28.0% less) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (25.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,901 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.4%
Early Career
56.4%
Mid Career
26.7%
Experienced
9.0%
Late Career
1.5%