How much does a Lead Software Engineer make?

Updated 7 Dec 2021
£59,846 /yr
Average Base Pay

408 salaries

£41K

Low

£60K

Average

£87K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Lead Software Engineer make? The national average salary for a Lead Software Engineer is £59,846 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Lead Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 408 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lead Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L4
Lead Software Engineer£59,846 /yr
L5
Principal Software Engineer£67,388 /yr
L6
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Capgemini
3.9

Capgemini

Lead Software Engineer

£39,841

 /yr
Range: £29K - £61K
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£29K

£61K

£29,249 - £60,950 Range

Sky Betting & Gaming
4.6

Sky Betting & Gaming

Lead Software Engineer

£63,871

 /yr
Range: £56K - £77K

£56K

£77K

£56,014 - £76,563 Range

EPAM
4.2

EPAM

Lead Software Engineer

£74,172

 /yr
Range: £67K - £86K

£67K

£86K

£66,621 - £85,583 Range

FactSet
4

FactSet

Lead Software Engineer

£80,627

 /yr
Range: £63K - £84K

£63K

£84K

£63,000 - £83,723 Range

Thomson Reuters
3.9

Thomson Reuters

Lead Software Engineer

£59,689

 /yr
Range: £51K - £70K

£51K

£70K

£50,761 - £70,101 Range

Refinitiv
3.8

Refinitiv

Lead Software Engineer

£56,972

 /yr
Range: £47K - £69K

£47K

£69K

£46,988 - £69,174 Range

ASOS
3.5

ASOS

Lead Software Engineer

£77,475

 /yr
Range: £72K - £90K

£72K

£90K

£72,112 - £90,000 Range

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Shell Energy Retail
3.9

Shell Energy Retail

Lead Software Engineer

£61,871

 /yr
Range: £57K - £75K

£57K

£75K

£56,711 - £75,349 Range

GE Aviation
3.6

GE Aviation

Lead Software Engineer

£41,282

 /yr
Range: £39K - £50K

£39K

£50K

£39,104 - £50,136 Range

Revolut
3.7

Revolut

Lead Software Engineer

£103,585

 /yr
Range: £93K - £123K

£93K

£123K

£92,715 - £123,283 Range

Made Tech
4.2

Made Tech

Lead Software Engineer

£76,149

 /yr
Range: £59K - £83K

£59K

£83K

£58,532 - £83,021 Range

Barclays
4

Barclays

Lead Software Engineer

£50,139

 /yr
Range: £45K - £65K

£45K

£65K

£44,634 - £65,334 Range

PODFather
4

PODFather

Lead Software Engineer

£41,780

 /yr
Range: £33K - £42K

£33K

£42K

£33,393 - £42,131 Range

BT
3.8

BT

Lead Software Engineer

£54,820

 /yr
Range: £45K - £82K

£45K

£82K

£45,241 - £82,400 Range

Foundry
4.1

Foundry

Lead Software Engineer

£71,662

 /yr
Range: £61K - £74K

£61K

£74K

£61,090 - £73,661 Range

Rapid7
4.4

Rapid7

Lead Software Engineer

£54,095

 /yr
Range: £52K - £61K

£52K

£61K

£51,509 - £60,701 Range

Dyson
2.6

Dyson

Lead Software Engineer

£56,972

 /yr
Range: £50K - £58K

£50K

£58K

£50,268 - £57,666 Range

NantHealth
3.3

NantHealth

Lead Software Engineer

£56,654

 /yr
Range: £56K - £59K

£56K

£59K

£56,188 - £58,774 Range

Kainos
4.3

Kainos

Lead Software Engineer

£52,417

 /yr
Range: £41K - £82K

£41K

£82K

£41,245 - £82,464 Range

Curve
3.6

Curve

Lead Software Engineer

£121,982

 /yr
Range: £102K - £152K

£102K

£152K

£101,532 - £151,752 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Lead Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Lead Software Engineer is £59,846 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Lead Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 408 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Lead Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Lead Software Engineer in United Kingdom is £87,063 per year.

The lowest salary for a Lead Software Engineer in United Kingdom is £41,137 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£38,000
per year
A Software Engineer Lead in the Liverpool Area area reported making £38,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Liverpool Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£83,400
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £83,400 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
£52,000
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the Norwich Area area reported making £52,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Norwich Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£40,292
per year
A Software Engineer Lead in the London Area area reported making £40,292 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£85,000
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £85,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
£65,196
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the Leeds Area area reported making £65,196 per year
Additional Pay
£5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Leeds Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£75,000
per year
A Lead Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £75,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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