Software Engineer (United Kingdom) Salary

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
GBP 51,363
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 76,784
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
GBP 37,450
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
GBP 34,714
  Updated: 11 Aug 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 22

Software Engineer Earnings

Average salary for Software Engineer in United Kingdom is GBP 51,363 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (22 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is GBP 37,450 (Net). The most typical salary is GBP 34,714 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people Earn this or more
9 % GBP 100,000
27 % GBP 74,250
36 % GBP 60,000
55 % GBP 40,500
86 % GBP 34,714
100 % GBP 27,666

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
London, United Kingdom GBP 57,722 US$ 88,985 09
Bristol GBP 56,875 US$ 80,394 04
Edinburgh GBP 35,000 US$ 56,682 02
Manchester, United Kingdom GBP 33,500 US$ 53,330 02

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Below is the list of 22 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.


(22/22) CONTRACT SCALA ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Aug 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Lead team, write code, collaborate with business."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 125,000
US$ 169,416

(21/22) SUPPORT ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Supporting customer."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 70,000
US$ 94,873

(20/22) NAV CONSULTANT


 Posted: 16 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "NAV consultant working in petrol and convenience sector."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 75,000
US$ 101,649

(19/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER TECH LEAD


 Posted: 17 Aug 2017

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Software Development - Microsoft Stack System Design Team Technical Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 77,000
US$ 96,002

(18/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Mar 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Developing large scale software for defence industry."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 32,500
US$ 40,520

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(17/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Mar 2017

   

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Wireframing, User Journeys, User Research, Personas."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 34,000
US$ 42,390

(16/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Apr 2015

      

Some College education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 100,000
US$ 152,414

(15/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Jul 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 60,000
US$ 97,927

(14/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Jul 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 60,000
US$ 97,927

(13/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Jun 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 30,000
US$ 48,964

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(12/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Jan 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 37,500
US$ 58,742

(11/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Mar 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 40,000
US$ 63,191

(10/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Jan 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 35,000
US$ 55,292

(9/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 09 Oct 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 40,000
US$ 64,400

(8/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Sep 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 27,000
US$ 43,470

(7/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Jul 2011

      

Doctorate Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 39,000
US$ 62,790

(6/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 27 Jul 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 35,000
US$ 56,350

(5/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 25 Jul 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 40,000
US$ 64,400

(4/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Jul 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 28,000
US$ 45,080

(3/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 28,000
US$ 45,080

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(2/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Apr 2011

      

Some College education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 42,000
US$ 67,620

(1/22) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Mar 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 75,000
US$ 120,750

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
125K US$ 169,416 GBP 125,000
01
105K US$ 152,414 GBP 100,000
01
75K US$ 103,319 GBP 74,250
04
65K US$ 97,927 GBP 60,000
02
45K US$ 64,903 GBP 40,500
04
35K US$ 52,150 GBP 34,714
07
25K US$ 44,543 GBP 27,666
03

  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 86,101 GBP 59,692 13
N/A US$ 63,327 GBP 39,333 09

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 62,790 GBP 39,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 58,282 GBP 38,625 08
Bachelors Degree US$ 84,417 GBP 56,300 10
Some College US$ 105,345 GBP 73,000 03

Software Engineer workers holding Some College degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United Kingdom. With an earned Some College, they grosses GBP 73,000. While Software Engineer workers with Masters Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of GBP 38,625. This is 80.75% lower of what Some College degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 106,134 GBP 75,666 03
16-20 Years US$ 97,927 GBP 60,000 01
12-16 Years US$ 132,144 GBP 97,500 02
8-12 Years US$ 64,937 GBP 40,333 03
4-8 Years US$ 63,545 GBP 41,125 08
2-4 Years US$ 54,151 GBP 36,666 03
1-2 Years US$ 71,504 GBP 44,000 02

Software Engineer 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 97,500 compared to GBP 36,666 for their counterparts with 2-4 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 2-4 Years is 144.03%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
51-56 US$ 101,649 GBP 75,000 01
45-50 US$ 97,927 GBP 60,000 01
39-44 US$ 94,873 GBP 70,000 01
33-38 US$ 102,603 GBP 78,666 03
27-32 US$ 53,342 GBP 35,000 05
22-26 US$ 125,171 GBP 80,000 02
N/A US$ 63,327 GBP 39,333 09
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 72,373 GBP 47,857 21
Contract US$ 169,416 GBP 125,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED KINGDOM

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. London, United Kingdom Software Engineer US$ 88,985 GBP 57,722 09
2. Bristol Software Engineer US$ 80,394 GBP 56,875 04
3. Edinburgh Software Engineer US$ 56,682 GBP 35,000 02
4. Manchester, United Kingdom Software Engineer US$ 53,330 GBP 33,500 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE ENGINEER

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 104,934 US$ 104,934 189
2. Australia Australia Software Engineer US$ 82,738 AU$ 86,450 20
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 76,784 GBP 51,363 22
4. Ireland Ireland Software Engineer US$ 71,122 EUR 52,630 23
5. France France Software Engineer US$ 64,784 EUR 51,331 22
6. China China Software Engineer US$ 32,230 CNY 206,177 14
7. Russia Russia Software Engineer US$ 25,783 RUB 1,110,657 12
8. India India Software Engineer US$ 18,874 INR 1,103,433 169

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