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How much does a Lead Software Developer make?

Updated 26 Nov 2021
£54,845 /yr
Average Base Pay

110 salaries

£38K

Low

£55K

Average

£80K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Lead Software Developer is £54,845 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Lead Software Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 110 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lead Software Developer employees.

Seniority Levels

L4
Lead Software Developer£54,845 /yr
L5
Principal Software Developer£59,352 /yr
Career Path

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Experian
4.3

Experian

Lead Software Developer

£54,089

 /yr
Range: £54K - £61K
4 salaries
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£54K

£61K

£53,791 - £60,701 Range

BT
3.8

BT

Lead Software Developer

£60,593

 /yr
Range: £53K - £71K

£53K

£71K

£52,747 - £71,155 Range

SITA
4

SITA

Lead Software Developer

£50,774

 /yr
Range: £50K - £65K

£50K

£65K

£50,377 - £65,379 Range

Geeks
4

Geeks

Lead Software Developer

£57,077

 /yr
Range: £44K - £57K

£44K

£57K

£44,105 - £57,129 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Lead Software Developer
About 

£85K -£104K

£85K

£104K

£84,714 - £104,165 Range

Kingspan
3

Kingspan

Lead Software Developer
About 

£33K -£63K

£33K

£63K

£32,871 - £62,914 Range

BNP Paribas
3.8

BNP Paribas

Lead Software Developer
About 

£95K -£131K

£95K

£131K

£95,056 - £131,468 Range

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Arcus Global
3.8

Arcus Global

Lead Software Developer
About 

£28K -£35K

£28K

£35K

£28,297 - £35,133 Range

Action for Children (UK)
3.8

Action for Children (UK)

Lead Software Developer
About 

£50K -£55K

£50K

£55K

£50,492 - £54,769 Range

Scott Logic
4.5

Scott Logic

Lead Software Developer
About 

£47K -£74K

£47K

£74K

£46,797 - £74,348 Range

ISL

Lead Software Developer
About 

£43K -£53K

£43K

£53K

£43,040 - £52,980 Range

Cashplus Bank
4

Cashplus Bank

Lead Software Developer
About 

£57K -£85K

£57K

£85K

£56,979 - £85,481 Range

5

Digital Health and Care Wales

Lead Software Developer
About 

£38K -£42K

£38K

£42K

£38,125 - £41,546 Range

Capita
3.2

Capita

Lead Software Developer
About 

£31K -£69K

£31K

£69K

£30,542 - £68,874 Range

Atkins
3.8

Atkins

Lead Software Developer
About 

£53K -£57K

£53K

£57K

£52,580 - £57,295 Range

Thoughtworks
4.1

Thoughtworks

Lead Software Developer
About 

£68K -£81K

£68K

£81K

£68,318 - £80,810 Range

Polarisoft
3.4

Polarisoft

Lead Software Developer
About 

£60K -£65K

£60K

£65K

£59,558 - £64,624 Range

tombola
4.3

tombola

Lead Software Developer
About 

£54K -£59K

£54K

£59K

£54,131 - £58,601 Range

Thomson Reuters
3.9

Thomson Reuters

Lead Software Developer
About 

£52K -£57K

£52K

£57K

£52,495 - £57,486 Range

Travelodge Hotels (UK)
3.4

Travelodge Hotels (UK)

Lead Software Developer
About 

£74K -£82K

£74K

£82K

£74,306 - £81,535 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Software Developer salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Software Developer is £54,845 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Lead Software Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 110 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Software Developer employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Software Developer in United Kingdom is £80,195 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Software Developer in United Kingdom is £37,509 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent lead software developer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£70,000
per year
A Lead Software Developer in the London Area area reported making £70,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£60,000
per year
A Lead Developer in the Oxford Area area reported making £60,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Oxford Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£112,590
per year
A Software Development Lead in the London Area area reported making £112,590 per year
Additional Pay
£5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£60,000
per year
A Lead Developer in the Leicester Area area reported making £60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Leicester Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£40,000
per year
A Lead Developer in the Exeter Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Additional Pay
£5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Exeter Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
£55,000
per year
A Lead Developer in the Sheffield Area area reported making £55,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Sheffield Area area
 
Full-time
Company - Private
£21,000
per year
A Youth Development Lead in the Glasgow Area area reported making £21,000 per year
Job Highlights
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£21,000
per year
A Youth Development Lead in the Glasgow Area area reported making £21,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£55,000
per year
A Lead Developer in the London Area area reported making £55,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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