How much does a Software Engineer make?

Updated 26 Jul 2021
£44,661 /yr
Average Base Pay

12,973 salaries

£28K

Low

£45K

Average

£72K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Software Engineer is £44,661 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12973 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software Engineer£44,661 /yr
L3
Senior Software Engineer£59,015 /yr
L4
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Entry Level Software Engineer

£31,337

per year

Principal Software Engineer

£66,883

per year

Software Development Engineer

£48,581

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

£50,519

per year

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Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

£66,000

 /yr
Range: £18K - £421K
249 salaries
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£18K

£421K

£17,691 - £421,374 Range

Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Software Engineer

£80,129

 /yr
Range: £22K - £153K

£22K

£153K

£21,679 - £153,388 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Software Engineer

£46,717

 /yr
Range: £30K - £142K

£30K

£142K

£30,000 - £142,181 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Software Engineer

£39,292

 /yr
Range: £16K - £86K

£16K

£86K

£15,737 - £85,542 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Software Engineer

£74,947

 /yr
Range: £31K - £115K

£31K

£115K

£30,523 - £115,000 Range

BBC
3.9

BBC

Software Engineer

£40,000

 /yr
Range: £4K - £71K

£4K

£71K

£3,953 - £70,807 Range

Capgemini
3.8

Capgemini

Software Engineer

£32,280

 /yr
Range: £17K - £69K

£17K

£69K

£16,786 - £68,794 Range

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
3.5

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Software Engineer

£36,245

 /yr
Range: £24K - £62K

£24K

£62K

£23,999 - £62,000 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Software Engineer

£32,842

 /yr
Range: £17K - £70K

£17K

£70K

£16,574 - £69,776 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Engineer

£51,038

 /yr
Range: £26K - £102K

£26K

£102K

£25,529 - £102,118 Range

Skyscanner
3.7

Skyscanner

Software Engineer

£45,785

 /yr
Range: £29K - £82K

£29K

£82K

£28,699 - £82,376 Range

THG
3.6

THG

Software Engineer

£41,150

 /yr
Range: £31K - £61K

£31K

£61K

£30,692 - £61,497 Range

BJSS
4.1

BJSS

Software Engineer

£44,869

 /yr
Range: £28K - £84K

£28K

£84K

£27,827 - £84,370 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

£47,018

 /yr
Range: £31K - £71K

£31K

£71K

£30,551 - £71,081 Range

BT
3.7

BT

Software Engineer

£34,330

 /yr
Range: £21K - £78K

£21K

£78K

£20,594 - £77,610 Range

Thales
3.3

Thales

Software Engineer

£35,217

 /yr
Range: £27K - £51K

£27K

£51K

£27,471 - £50,779 Range

Sky
4

Sky

Software Engineer

£45,764

 /yr
Range: £26K - £87K

£26K

£87K

£26,245 - £86,835 Range

Ocado Technology
4.2

Ocado Technology

Software Engineer

£44,613

 /yr
Range: £31K - £61K

£31K

£61K

£31,209 - £61,046 Range

Arm
4.1

Arm

Software Engineer

£42,939

 /yr
Range: £31K - £67K

£31K

£67K

£30,523 - £67,428 Range

Improbable
4.2

Improbable

Software Engineer

£70,092

 /yr
Range: £41K - £104K

£41K

£104K

£41,188 - £103,887 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a a Software Engineer is £44,661 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12973 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a a Software Engineer in United Kingdom is £71,682 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Software Engineer in United Kingdom is £27,826 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£30,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £30,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£49,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Glasgow Area area reported making £49,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£45,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Manchester Area area reported making £45,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£14
hourly
A Software Engineer in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £14 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
£15
hourly
A Software Engineer in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
£44,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Cambridge Area area reported making £44,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
£80,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £80,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£35,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £35,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public