Average Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in United Kingdom

£33,020
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£2,014
Bonus
£1,875
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in United Kingdom is £33,020.
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MEDIAN £33,020
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Salary
£22k - £50k
Bonus
£304 - £7k
Profit Sharing
£306 - £5k
Total Pay
£22k - £52k

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Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer
Software Developer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Skills in JavaScript, C++ Programming Language and Java 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 Engineer / Developer / Programmer

An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £25,067 based on 129 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,004 based on 458 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,660 based on 196 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,561 based on 74 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £39,461.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 21.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (7.1% more) and Bristol, England: Bristol (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (23.9% less), Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (9.1% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (7.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 886 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.6%
Early Career
51.7%
Mid Career
22.1%
Experienced
8.4%
Late Career
3.3%