How much does a Senior Software Developer make?

Updated 21 Jan 2022
£55,359 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,452 salaries

£38K

Low

£55K

Average

£81K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Senior Software Developer make? The national average salary for a Senior Software Developer is £55,359 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Senior Software Developer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,452 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Software Developer employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Software Developer£55,359 /yr
L4
Leader of Software Development£45,308 /yr
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Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Senior Software Developer

£93,180

 /yr
Range: £65K - £118K
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£65K

£118K

£64,780 - £117,716 Range

Sky
3.9

Sky

Senior Software Developer

£63,804

 /yr
Range: £43K - £85K

£43K

£85K

£42,751 - £85,039 Range

Scott Logic
4.6

Scott Logic

Senior Software Developer

£48,060

 /yr
Range: £40K - £107K

£40K

£107K

£39,559 - £106,976 Range

Thoughtworks
4.3

Thoughtworks

Senior Software Developer

£59,784

 /yr
Range: £53K - £76K

£53K

£76K

£52,724 - £75,953 Range

Geeks
4.3

Geeks

Senior Software Developer

£38,997

 /yr
Range: £34K - £54K

£34K

£54K

£34,016 - £54,333 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Senior Software Developer

£82,892

 /yr
Range: £55K - £91K

£55K

£91K

£54,769 - £91,427 Range

Bet365
3.5

Bet365

Senior Software Developer

£58,189

 /yr
Range: £50K - £92K

£50K

£92K

£50,000 - £92,065 Range

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Sanger Institute
3.7

Sanger Institute

Senior Software Developer

£46,118

 /yr
Range: £44K - £52K

£44K

£52K

£43,803 - £51,807 Range

UBS
3.9

UBS

Senior Software Developer

£84,407

 /yr
Range: £64K - £153K

£64K

£153K

£64,061 - £152,761 Range

Fidessa
2.8

Fidessa

Senior Software Developer

£65,790

 /yr
Range: £52K - £87K

£52K

£87K

£51,751 - £86,787 Range

Barclays
3.9

Barclays

Senior Software Developer

£100,601

 /yr
Range: £48K - £116K

£48K

£116K

£47,663 - £116,272 Range

Royal London
3.7

Royal London

Senior Software Developer

£50,779

 /yr
Range: £43K - £53K

£43K

£53K

£42,762 - £53,143 Range

Citi
3.9

Citi

Senior Software Developer

£57,656

 /yr
Range: £40K - £88K

£40K

£88K

£39,563 - £88,337 Range

Sage
4.1

Sage

Senior Software Developer

£46,627

 /yr
Range: £41K - £63K

£41K

£63K

£41,418 - £63,305 Range

BT
3.8

BT

Senior Software Developer

£41,752

 /yr
Range: £39K - £62K

£39K

£62K

£39,368 - £62,046 Range

Luxoft
4.3

Luxoft

Senior Software Developer

£70,669

 /yr
Range: £59K - £77K

£59K

£77K

£58,652 - £76,951 Range

Auto Trader UK
5

Auto Trader UK

Senior Software Developer

£53,125

 /yr
Range: £42K - £56K

£42K

£56K

£42,000 - £56,022 Range

DCSL GuideSmiths
4.6

DCSL GuideSmiths

Senior Software Developer

£55,708

 /yr
Range: £51K - £64K

£51K

£64K

£50,568 - £63,772 Range

Civica
4.2

Civica

Senior Software Developer

£50,111

 /yr
Range: £35K - £65K

£35K

£65K

£34,639 - £65,000 Range

HM Land Registry
4.4

HM Land Registry

Senior Software Developer

£38,026

 /yr
Range: £34K - £40K

£34K

£40K

£33,876 - £39,892 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Software Developer salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Software Developer is £55,359 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Senior Software Developer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1452 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Software Developer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Software Developer in United Kingdom is £81,071 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Software Developer in United Kingdom is £37,802 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£75,000
per year
A Senior Software Developer in the London Area area reported making £75,000 per year
Additional Pay
£5k cash bonus
£5k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
£73,000
per year
A Senior Specialist Developer in the London Area area reported making £73,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£94,800
per year
A Senior Software Developer in the London Area area reported making £94,800 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£14,300
monthly
A Senior Python Developer in the London Area area reported making £14,300 per month
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
£65,000
per year
A Senior Software Developer in the Bournemouth Area area reported making £65,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bournemouth Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£57,000
per year
A Senior Software Developer in the London Area area reported making £57,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
£60,000
per year
A Senior Software Developer in the London Area area reported making £60,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
£60,097
per year
A Senior Software Developer in the Birmingham Area area reported making £60,097 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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