How much does a Principal Software Engineer make?

Updated 20 Jan 2022
US$156,483 /yr
Average Base Pay

11,070 salaries

US$118K

Low

US$156K

Average

US$207K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Principal Software Engineer make? The national average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is $156,483 in United States. Filter by location to see Principal Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 11,070 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L5
Principal Software Engineer£67,388 /yr
L6
Phd Software Engineer£48,354 /yr
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BBC
3.8

BBC

Principal Software Engineer

£61,043

 /yr
Range: £50K - £77K
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£50K

£77K

£49,500 - £76,559 Range

Liberty IT
3.9

Liberty IT

Principal Software Engineer

£52,148

 /yr
Range: £47K - £56K

£47K

£56K

£47,270 - £56,064 Range

Arm
4

Arm

Principal Software Engineer

£84,251

 /yr
Range: £70K - £117K

£70K

£117K

£69,766 - £116,890 Range

Oracle
3.8

Oracle

Principal Software Engineer

£65,000

 /yr
Range: £58K - £86K

£58K

£86K

£57,656 - £86,171 Range

FanDuel
4.1

FanDuel

Principal Software Engineer

£66,645

 /yr
Range: £54K - £106K

£54K

£106K

£53,531 - £106,169 Range

Broadcom
3.4

Broadcom

Principal Software Engineer

£68,720

 /yr
Range: £54K - £78K

£54K

£78K

£54,191 - £78,066 Range

Sky
4

Sky

Principal Software Engineer

£86,326

 /yr
Range: £61K - £119K

£61K

£119K

£60,599 - £119,055 Range

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Cambridge Consultants
4

Cambridge Consultants

Principal Software Engineer

£62,584

 /yr
Range: £55K - £70K

£55K

£70K

£54,555 - £70,149 Range

Elsevier
4

Elsevier

Principal Software Engineer

£85,519

 /yr
Range: £77K - £93K

£77K

£93K

£76,600 - £93,253 Range

Nokia
4.1

Nokia

Principal Software Engineer

£71,523

 /yr
Range: £45K - £89K

£45K

£89K

£44,930 - £89,014 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Principal Software Engineer

£119,586

 /yr
Range: £106K - £148K

£106K

£148K

£105,509 - £148,169 Range

Skyscanner
3.9

Skyscanner

Principal Software Engineer

£103,265

 /yr
Range: £74K - £116K

£74K

£116K

£74,278 - £115,742 Range

Civica
4.2

Civica

Principal Software Engineer

£58,511

 /yr
Range: £45K - £63K

£45K

£63K

£45,270 - £63,132 Range

Leonardo
3.7

Leonardo

Principal Software Engineer

£47,900

 /yr
Range: £42K - £54K

£42K

£54K

£42,217 - £54,206 Range

Red Hat
4.4

Red Hat

Principal Software Engineer

£80,297

 /yr
Range: £53K - £122K

£53K

£122K

£53,488 - £122,145 Range

ASOS
3.5

ASOS

Principal Software Engineer

£94,795

 /yr
Range: £89K - £113K

£89K

£113K

£89,377 - £113,005 Range

CGI
3.8

CGI

Principal Software Engineer

£61,000

 /yr
Range: £48K - £81K

£48K

£81K

£47,716 - £81,242 Range

Advanced
3.8

Advanced

Principal Software Engineer

£54,498

 /yr
Range: £37K - £60K

£37K

£60K

£36,850 - £59,500 Range

CBSbutler
3.9

CBSbutler

Principal Software Engineer

£50,578

 /yr
Range: £50K - £105K

£50K

£105K

£49,863 - £104,712 Range

Carrington West
5

Carrington West

Principal Software Engineer

£61,831

 /yr
Range: £61K - £147K

£61K

£147K

£61,002 - £147,042 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Principal Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Principal Software Engineer is £67,388 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Principal Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 788 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Principal Software Engineer in United Kingdom is £95,866 per year.

The lowest salary for a Principal Software Engineer in United Kingdom is £47,370 per year.

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