SOFTWARE ENGINEER SALARY IN UNITED KINGDOM

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Average gross salary for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY
GBP 59,760
Average gorss salary (USD) for Software Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 86,689
Average net salary for Software Engineer NET SALARY
GBP 42,060
The most typical salary for Software Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
GBP 34,714
  Updated: 17 Oct 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 29%
  Salary entries: 25

Average salary for Software Engineer in United Kingdom is GBP 59,760.

Average take home earning is GBP 42,060 (Net).

The most typical salary is GBP 34,714 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
8 % GBP 125,000
20 % GBP 101,333
36 % GBP 74,250
60 % GBP 40,500
88 % GBP 34,714
100 % GBP 27,666
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
London, United Kingdom GBP 73,625 US$ 106,569 12
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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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
165K US$ 207,395 GBP 160,000
01
125K US$ 169,416 GBP 125,000
01
105K US$ 140,996 GBP 101,333
03
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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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 92,659 GBP 65,333 15
Women US$ 207,395 GBP 160,000 01
N/A US$ 63,327 GBP 39,333 09

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 62,790 GBP 39,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 58,282 GBP 38,625 08
Bachelors Degree US$ 101,703 GBP 71,307 13
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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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 106,134 GBP 75,666 03
16-20 Years US$ 152,661 GBP 110,000 02
12-16 Years US$ 132,144 GBP 97,500 02
8-12 Years US$ 64,937 GBP 40,333 03
4-8 Years US$ 70,887 GBP 47,666 09
2-4 Years US$ 75,852 GBP 53,500 04
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 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of GBP 110,000 compared to GBP 40,333 for their counterparts with 8-12 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 8-12 Years is 135.09%.


  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED KINGDOM

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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$ 128,801 GBP 99,000 04
27-32 US$ 66,055 GBP 45,833 06
22-26 US$ 130,432 GBP 88,000 03
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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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 83,242 GBP 57,041 24
Contract US$ 169,416 GBP 125,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   SOFTWARE ENGINEER   UNITED KINGDOM

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. London, United Kingdom Software Engineer in London, United Kingdom US$ 106,569 GBP 73,625 12
2. Bristol Software Engineer in Bristol US$ 80,394 GBP 56,875 04
3. Edinburgh Software Engineer in Edinburgh US$ 56,682 GBP 35,000 02
4. Manchester, United Kingdom Software Engineer in Manchester, United Kingdom US$ 53,330 GBP 33,500 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States Software Engineer US$ 105,765 US$ 105,765 193
2. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 86,689 GBP 59,760 25
3. Australia Australia Software Engineer in Australia US$ 82,756 AU$ 88,047 21
4. Ireland Ireland Software Engineer in Ireland US$ 71,718 EUR 54,088 25
5. France France Software Engineer in France US$ 63,629 EUR 50,597 23
6. China China Software Engineer in China US$ 32,230 CNY 206,177 14
7. Russia Russia Software Engineer in Russia US$ 28,717 RUB 1,362,206 14
8. India India Software Engineer in India US$ 19,340 INR 1,161,577 204

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(7/7)  CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER


 Posted: 17 Oct 2020

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Leadership, management, strategy, architecture."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 160,000
US$ 207,395


(6/7)  SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Software engineer in finance."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 100,000
US$ 129,622


(5/7)  SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I write and evaluate efficient days structures."
Individual GROSS salary:
GBP 104,000
US$ 140,954


(4/7)  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


(3/7)  SUPPORT ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Jan 2019

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


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(2/7)  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


(1/7)  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


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