SOFTWARE DEVELOPER SALARY IN UNITED KINGDOM

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Average gross salary for Software Developer GROSS SALARY
GBP 47,994
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Developer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 69,859
Average net salary for Software Developer NET SALARY
GBP 36,119
The most typical salary for Software Developer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
GBP 42,352
  Updated: 02 Feb 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 24%
  Salary entries: 64

Software Developer Earnings in United Kingdom

Average salary for Software Developer in United Kingdom is GBP 47,994.

Average take home earning is GBP 36,119 (Net).

The most typical salary is GBP 42,352 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (64 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % GBP 90,000
11 % GBP 81,000
23 % GBP 63,214
66 % GBP 42,352
84 % GBP 33,666
100 % GBP 23,642
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
London, United Kingdom GBP 51,932 US$ 75,762 37
Manchester, United Kingdom GBP 51,666 US$ 73,347 03
Edinburgh GBP 32,566 US$ 44,243 03
Aberdeen GBP 51,500 US$ 74,638 02
Birmingham, United Kingdom GBP 45,000 US$ 71,968 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

Salary entries from individual employees for Software Developer in United Kingdom

Below is the list of 64 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(22/22)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Feb 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Java and python enterprise software experience. Experience managing agile teams. Cloud platform experience AWS and AKS. Database relational, key value and graph. Data pipeline experience with queues (Kafka, SQS) and REST api."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 83,000
US$ 107,586

(21/22)  TECHNICAL CONSULTANT


 Posted: 06 Jan 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Software development. Web apps, Native, Hybrid and desktop apps."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 50,000
US$ 64,811

(20/22)  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

(19/22)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Oct 2019

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

(18/22)  IOS ENGINEER


 Posted: 08 Sep 2019

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

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(17/22)  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

(16/22)  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

(15/22)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 29 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Development and maintaing in house software focus on back-end microservices scala aws javascript sql ruby."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 28,500
US$ 38,627

(14/22)  SERVICES ENGINEER


 Posted: 10 May 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Software developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 60,000
US$ 81,320

(13/22)  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

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(12/22)  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

(11/22)  QA TESTER


 Posted: 26 Jan 2019

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

(10/22)  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

(9/22)  SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 06 Apr 2018

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

(8/22)  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

(7/22)  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

(6/22)  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

(5/22)  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

(4/22)  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

(3/22)  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

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(2/22)  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

(1/22)  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

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
125K US$ 168,694 GBP 121,666
03
95K US$ 140,981 GBP 90,000
01
85K US$ 119,439 GBP 81,000
03
65K US$ 89,121 GBP 63,214
07
75K US$ 88,521 GBP 71,000
01
55K US$ 75,092 GBP 51,875
08
45K US$ 63,499 GBP 42,352
19
35K US$ 50,390 GBP 33,666
12
25K US$ 34,137 GBP 23,642
10

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 69,966 GBP 48,475 55
Women 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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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 60,049 GBP 38,750 04
Masters Degree US$ 83,061 GBP 56,514 14
Bachelors Degree US$ 64,178 GBP 44,757 35
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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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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$ 73,922 GBP 50,390 19
4-8 Years US$ 71,918 GBP 49,916 18
2-4 Years US$ 47,453 GBP 33,700 05
1-2 Years US$ 39,643 GBP 29,250 02
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 29,250 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 134.36%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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$ 83,634 GBP 58,153 13
27-32 US$ 66,080 GBP 45,916 24
22-26 US$ 63,498 GBP 46,250 06
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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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 66,907 GBP 45,883 46
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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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. London, United Kingdom Software Developer in London, United Kingdom US$ 75,762 GBP 51,932 37
2. Manchester, United Kingdom Software Developer in Manchester, United Kingdom US$ 73,347 GBP 51,666 03
3. Aberdeen Software Developer in Aberdeen US$ 74,638 GBP 51,500 02
4. Birmingham, United Kingdom Software Developer in Birmingham, United Kingdom US$ 71,968 GBP 45,000 02
5. Belfast Software Developer in Belfast US$ 48,570 GBP 33,500 02
6. Edinburgh Software Developer in Edinburgh US$ 44,243 GBP 32,566 03
7. Reading Software Developer in Reading US$ 52,520 GBP 32,500 02
8. Cardiff Software Developer in Cardiff US$ 45,848 GBP 31,964 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Software Developer US$ 89,778 US$ 89,778 251
2. Australia Australia Software Developer in Australia US$ 77,978 AU$ 90,254 50
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 69,859 GBP 47,994 64
4. Ireland Ireland Software Developer in Ireland US$ 58,818 EUR 47,189 33
5. France France Software Developer in France US$ 51,999 EUR 41,657 39
6. China China Software Developer in China US$ 42,344 CNY 277,883 42
7. Russia Russia Software Developer in Russia US$ 27,306 RUB 1,350,826 23
8. India India Software Developer in India US$ 15,767 INR 979,328 485

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