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Average Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in United Kingdom

£33,121
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£2,009
Bonus
£1,350
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in United Kingdom is £33,121.
10%
£22k
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£33k
90%
£51k
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£22k - £51k
Bonus
£486 - £7k
Profit Sharing
£306 - £5k
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£23k - £54k
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What Do Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers?

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 £26,517 based on 53 salaries. An early career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,569 based on 533 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,556 based on 185 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £40,387 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £40,568.
Employees with Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 22.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England (22.0% more) and Bristol, England: Bristol (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (26.0% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (9.3% less) and Cardiff, Wales: Cardiff (7.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 862 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.1%
Early Career
61.8%
Mid Career
21.5%
Experienced
6.4%
Late Career
4.2%