Software Developer (United Kingdom) Salary

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Average gross salary for Software Developer GROSS SALARY
GBP 47,502
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Developer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 69,644
Average net salary for Software Developer NET SALARY
GBP 35,913
The most typical salary for Software Developer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
GBP 42,352
  Updated: 06 Nov 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 24%
  Salary entries: 60

Software Developer Earnings

Average salary for Software Developer in United Kingdom is GBP 47,502 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (60 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is GBP 35,913 (Net). The most typical salary is GBP 42,352 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people Earn this or more
5 % GBP 121,666
10 % GBP 80,000
22 % GBP 63,750
65 % GBP 42,352
85 % GBP 33,666
100 % GBP 23,103

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
London, United Kingdom GBP 50,814 US$ 74,694 35
Manchester, United Kingdom GBP 52,500 US$ 77,615 02
Aberdeen GBP 51,500 US$ 74,638 02
Birmingham, United Kingdom GBP 45,000 US$ 71,968 02
Edinburgh GBP 34,600 US$ 47,051 02
Belfast GBP 33,500 US$ 48,570 02
Reading GBP 32,500 US$ 52,520 02
Cardiff GBP 31,964 US$ 45,848 02

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(60/60) REACT / PYTHON DEVELOPER


 Posted: 06 Nov 2019

      

High School, 12-16 years: "Developing systems built in reactjs and python using django framework."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 120,000
US$ 162,639

(59/60) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Software Development and Maintenance."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 125,000
US$ 169,416

(58/60) IOS ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Developing iOS applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 60,000
US$ 81,320

(57/60) TEST ANALYST


 Posted: 24 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Testing websites coding java c # etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 40,000
US$ 54,213

(56/60) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Working as part of a cross-functional agile team providing B2C and B2B solution for international money transfer. The solution is based on Java 8 microservices, exposing a number of REST APIs. Technologies used: Java 8, Spring Boot, JMS, Hibernate, JUnit, Lombok, Cucumber, Docker, Maven, PostgreSQL, Liquibase, Flyway, Jenkins 2, AWS, Kibana, Logz.io See less."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 55,000
US$ 74,543

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(55/60) DEVOPS


 Posted: 24 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Infrastructure as a code,cloud native applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 30,000
US$ 40,660

(54/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Programming C# javascript reactjs react sql server."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 33,000
US$ 44,726

(53/60) QA TESTER


 Posted: 26 Jan 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "QA tester in IT."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 37,000
US$ 50,147

(52/60) SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Nov 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Design, develop ad support microservices applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 45,000
US$ 60,990

(51/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 06 Apr 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "We make stuff."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 30,000
US$ 40,660

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(50/60) SENIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Jan 2018

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Software developers software developers software developers software developers software developers software developers software developers software developers."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 65,000
US$ 88,096

(49/60) WEB DEVELOPER


 Posted: 10 Jan 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Web developer building websites and Web services."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 35,000
US$ 47,436

(48/60) DEVOPS ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 Nov 2017

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "I have worked in IT for 5 years."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 71,000
US$ 88,521

(47/60) MT


 Posted: 06 Oct 2017

      

High School, 0-1 year: "Fixing computers, and sometimes i eat a donut when i feel like it."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 65,000
US$ 81,040

(46/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 18 Sep 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Software developer, developing software for the company."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 20,000
US$ 24,935

(45/60) PROGRAMMER


 Posted: 11 Sep 2017

      

High School, 8-12 years: "Coding coding coding coding coding coding."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 20,000
US$ 24,935

(44/60) SENIOR .NET SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Aug 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Full stack Microsoft software development at a senior level."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 54,000
US$ 67,326

(43/60) BIG DATA ENGINEER


 Posted: 31 Jul 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Scripting etl processes for big data."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 25,000
US$ 31,169

(42/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 19 Jun 2017

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "IT Software Developer for .Net."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 42,000
US$ 52,365

(41/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 16 Jun 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Software development and consulting."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 40,000
US$ 49,871

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(40/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Jun 2017

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Design, Implement and Test Technical Solutions creating Success for the customer."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 45,700
US$ 56,978

(39/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 28 Mar 2017

      

High School, 4-8 years: "Full stack web developer, python & linux."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 50,000
US$ 62,339

(38/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 10 May 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Developer and business consultant in IT sector."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 65,000
US$ 94,264

(37/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 24 Feb 2016

      

Doctorate Degree, 16-20 years: "Software development in the telecommunication industry."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 45,000
US$ 65,260

(36/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 23 Jan 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Software Design and engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 25,000
US$ 36,255

(35/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 02 Jan 2016

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Banking, build and configuration management."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 120,000
US$ 174,026

(34/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 08 Oct 2015

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Development, testing, maintenance, support."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 80,000
US$ 121,931

(33/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 30 Aug 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 24,000
US$ 36,579

(32/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 28 Aug 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 40,000
US$ 60,965

(31/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 30 Jul 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 40,000
US$ 60,965

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(30/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 25 Mar 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 65,000
US$ 99,069

(29/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 24 Dec 2014

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "My role mainly consists of coding, designing tech specs and coordinating with the offshore team and client."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 34,000
US$ 55,492

(28/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 08 Dec 2014

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Development of cloud application."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 51,000
US$ 83,238

(27/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 27 Nov 2014

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Historical . retired at 50 . current job is fun as researcher. Coordinate european it project. senior programmer; project leader."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 50,000
US$ 81,606

(26/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2014

      

High School education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 45,000
US$ 73,446

(25/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Aug 2014

      

High School education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 45,000
US$ 73,446

(24/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Aug 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 35,000
US$ 57,124

(23/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 04 Feb 2014

      

Doctorate Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 40,000
US$ 65,285

(22/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 21 Dec 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 40,000
US$ 62,658

(21/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 21 Dec 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 36,000
US$ 56,393

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(20/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 12 Dec 2013

      

Doctorate Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 40,000
US$ 62,658

(19/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 10 Dec 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 90,000
US$ 140,981

(18/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Dec 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 45,000
US$ 70,491

(17/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 26 Nov 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 30,000
US$ 46,994

(16/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 19 Nov 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 45,000
US$ 70,491

(15/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Nov 2013

      

Doctorate Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 30,000
US$ 46,994

(14/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 25 Sep 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 50,000
US$ 78,323

(13/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 28 Jan 2013

      

Some College education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 23,928
US$ 37,482

(12/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 04 Dec 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 42,000
US$ 66,350

(11/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 01 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 40,000
US$ 63,191

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(10/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Mar 2012

      

Some College education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 20,000
US$ 31,595

(9/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 15 Feb 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 36,000
US$ 56,871

(8/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 14 Feb 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 23,500
US$ 37,124

(7/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 28 Jan 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 62,500
US$ 98,735

(6/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 25 Nov 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 38,000
US$ 61,180

(5/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Nov 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 55,000
US$ 88,550

(4/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2011

   

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 26,500
US$ 42,665

(3/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 17 Aug 2011

   

High School education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 40,000
US$ 64,400

(2/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 45,000
US$ 72,450

(1/60) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 20 Jul 2011

      

Some College education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 80,000
US$ 128,800

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
125K US$ 168,694 GBP 121,666
03
95K US$ 140,981 GBP 90,000
01
85K US$ 125,366 GBP 80,000
02
65K US$ 90,421 GBP 63,750
06
75K US$ 88,521 GBP 71,000
01
55K US$ 76,561 GBP 52,142
07
45K US$ 63,499 GBP 42,352
19
35K US$ 50,390 GBP 33,666
12
25K US$ 33,638 GBP 23,103
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  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 69,721 GBP 47,933 51
Female US$ 54,948 GBP 40,333 03
N/A US$ 76,341 GBP 47,416 06

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 60,049 GBP 38,750 04
Masters Degree US$ 83,061 GBP 56,514 14
Bachelors Degree US$ 63,028 GBP 43,387 31
Some College US$ 69,871 GBP 43,482 04
High School US$ 77,464 GBP 55,000 07

Software Developer workers holding Masters Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United Kingdom. With an earned Masters Degree, they grosses GBP 56,514. While Software Developer workers with Doctorate Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of GBP 38,750. This is 38.32% lower of what Masters Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 75,910 GBP 48,200 05
16-20 Years US$ 68,683 GBP 48,925 04
12-16 Years US$ 92,909 GBP 62,333 06
8-12 Years US$ 74,023 GBP 49,848 17
4-8 Years US$ 69,820 GBP 47,970 17
2-4 Years US$ 47,453 GBP 33,700 05
1-2 Years US$ 40,660 GBP 30,000 01
0-1 Year US$ 48,735 GBP 35,600 05

Software Developer workers in United Kingdom with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of GBP 62,333 compared to GBP 30,000 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 128.50%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
63-68 US$ 81,606 GBP 50,000 01
57-62 US$ 65,116 GBP 40,500 02
45-50 US$ 68,709 GBP 48,175 04
39-44 US$ 64,031 GBP 43,482 04
33-38 US$ 83,167 GBP 56,636 11
27-32 US$ 65,418 GBP 45,304 23
22-26 US$ 68,473 GBP 49,800 05
16-21 US$ 44,987 GBP 29,666 03
Less US$ 81,040 GBP 65,000 01
N/A US$ 76,341 GBP 47,416 06
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 66,318 GBP 44,979 42
Contract US$ 91,645 GBP 64,818 11
Self Employed US$ 65,116 GBP 40,500 02
Part Time US$ 50,990 GBP 33,400 05
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED KINGDOM

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Manchester, United Kingdom Software Developer US$ 77,615 GBP 52,500 02
2. Aberdeen Software Developer US$ 74,638 GBP 51,500 02
3. London, United Kingdom Software Developer US$ 74,694 GBP 50,814 35
4. Birmingham, United Kingdom Software Developer US$ 71,968 GBP 45,000 02
5. Edinburgh Software Developer US$ 47,051 GBP 34,600 02
6. Belfast Software Developer US$ 48,570 GBP 33,500 02
7. Reading Software Developer US$ 52,520 GBP 32,500 02
8. Cardiff Software Developer US$ 45,848 GBP 31,964 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. United States United States Software Developer US$ 89,769 US$ 89,769 242
2. Australia Australia Software Developer US$ 76,875 AU$ 87,406 46
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 69,644 GBP 47,502 60
4. Ireland Ireland Software Developer US$ 57,899 EUR 46,077 29
5. France France Software Developer US$ 53,374 EUR 42,679 36
6. China China Software Developer US$ 36,332 CNY 234,031 35
7. Russia Russia Software Developer US$ 27,752 RUB 1,366,954 22
8. India India Software Developer US$ 14,954 INR 909,478 417

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