How much does a Software Engineer make?

Updated 26 Nov 2021
£44,851 /yr
Average Base Pay

14,122 salaries

£28K

Low

£45K

Average

£72K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Software Engineer is £44,851 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 14122 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software Engineer£44,851 /yr
L3
Senior Software Engineer£59,173 /yr
L4
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Entry Level Software Engineer

£31,407

per year

Principal Software Engineer

£67,388

per year

Software Development Engineer

£48,446

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

£50,251

per year

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Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

£66,866

 /yr
Range: £13K - £245K
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£13K

£245K

£13,458 - £244,880 Range

Meta
4.3

Meta

Software Engineer

£81,795

 /yr
Range: £23K - £159K

£23K

£159K

£23,358 - £158,887 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Software Engineer

£48,000

 /yr
Range: £30K - £157K

£30K

£157K

£30,042 - £156,674 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Software Engineer

£41,274

 /yr
Range: £16K - £87K

£16K

£87K

£15,963 - £86,771 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Software Engineer

£77,293

 /yr
Range: £31K - £117K

£31K

£117K

£30,962 - £116,762 Range

BBC
3.8

BBC

Software Engineer

£40,177

 /yr
Range: £4K - £210K

£4K

£210K

£4,010 - £210,000 Range

Capgemini
3.9

Capgemini

Software Engineer

£33,776

 /yr
Range: £17K - £188K

£17K

£188K

£17,028 - £188,009 Range

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
3.6

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Software Engineer

£38,385

 /yr
Range: £24K - £63K

£24K

£63K

£24,344 - £62,950 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Software Engineer

£33,424

 /yr
Range: £17K - £71K

£17K

£71K

£16,812 - £70,778 Range

Amazon
3.7

Amazon

Software Engineer

£51,700

 /yr
Range: £20K - £203K

£20K

£203K

£20,000 - £203,065 Range

BJSS
4.1

BJSS

Software Engineer

£45,287

 /yr
Range: £28K - £86K

£28K

£86K

£28,227 - £85,583 Range

BT
3.8

BT

Software Engineer

£35,004

 /yr
Range: £21K - £79K

£21K

£79K

£20,890 - £78,725 Range

THG
3.3

THG

Software Engineer

£41,587

 /yr
Range: £30K - £62K

£30K

£62K

£30,000 - £62,381 Range

Skyscanner
3.8

Skyscanner

Software Engineer

£46,004

 /yr
Range: £29K - £85K

£29K

£85K

£29,111 - £85,227 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

£47,741

 /yr
Range: £31K - £74K

£31K

£74K

£30,990 - £74,172 Range

Ocado Technology
4.2

Ocado Technology

Software Engineer

£45,969

 /yr
Range: £32K - £71K

£32K

£71K

£31,658 - £71,381 Range

Sky
3.9

Sky

Software Engineer

£47,001

 /yr
Range: £27K - £88K

£27K

£88K

£26,622 - £88,083 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Engineer

£55,642

 /yr
Range: £21K - £146K

£21K

£146K

£21,438 - £146,229 Range

Arm
4

Arm

Software Engineer

£43,556

 /yr
Range: £31K - £68K

£31K

£68K

£30,962 - £68,396 Range

Thales
3.3

Thales

Software Engineer

£35,707

 /yr
Range: £28K - £55K

£28K

£55K

£27,866 - £55,147 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Software Engineer is £44,851 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 14122 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer in United Kingdom is £71,941 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer in United Kingdom is £27,962 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£49,200
per year
A Software Development Engineer (SDE) in the London Area area reported making £49,200 per year
Additional Pay
£3k cash bonus
£13k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£41,500
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £41,500 per year
Job Highlights
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£32,500
per year
A Software Engineer in the Belfast Area area reported making £32,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Belfast Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£125,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £125,000 per year
Additional Pay
£75k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£73,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £73,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
£70,000
per year
A Software Engineer 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
£50,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Reading Area area reported making £50,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Reading Area area
Self-Employed
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£55,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Manchester Area area reported making £55,000 per year
Additional Pay
£4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£66,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £66,000 per year
Additional Pay
£6k cash bonus
£10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public