How much does a Software Engineer make?

Updated 16 Sep 2021
£44,853 /yr
Average Base Pay

14,148 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 £44,853 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 14148 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Software Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Software Engineer£44,853 /yr
L3
Senior Software Engineer£59,177 /yr
L4
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Entry Level Software Engineer

£31,407

per year

Principal Software Engineer

£67,375

per year

Software Development Engineer

£48,446

per year

Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET)

£51,070

per year

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Google
4.5

Google

Software Engineer

£66,024

 /yr
Range: £13K - £242K
278 salaries
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£13K

£242K

£13,358 - £242,054 Range

Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Software Engineer

£80,406

 /yr
Range: £22K - £154K

£22K

£154K

£22,393 - £153,773 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Software Engineer

£47,057

 /yr
Range: £30K - £155K

£30K

£155K

£30,000 - £154,681 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Software Engineer

£40,000

 /yr
Range: £16K - £86K

£16K

£86K

£15,779 - £85,770 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Software Engineer

£76,472

 /yr
Range: £31K - £115K

£31K

£115K

£30,604 - £115,414 Range

BBC
3.9

BBC

Software Engineer

£39,834

 /yr
Range: £4K - £71K

£4K

£71K

£3,963 - £70,995 Range

Capgemini
3.8

Capgemini

Software Engineer

£32,670

 /yr
Range: £17K - £69K

£17K

£69K

£16,831 - £68,977 Range

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
3.5

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Software Engineer

£38,716

 /yr
Range: £24K - £62K

£24K

£62K

£24,063 - £62,223 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Software Engineer

£32,965

 /yr
Range: £17K - £70K

£17K

£70K

£16,618 - £69,961 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Software Engineer

£51,195

 /yr
Range: £20K - £201K

£20K

£201K

£20,403 - £200,721 Range

Skyscanner
3.7

Skyscanner

Software Engineer

£45,907

 /yr
Range: £29K - £85K

£29K

£85K

£28,775 - £85,000 Range

THG
3.5

THG

Software Engineer

£41,259

 /yr
Range: £31K - £62K

£31K

£62K

£30,773 - £61,661 Range

BJSS
4

BJSS

Software Engineer

£44,947

 /yr
Range: £28K - £85K

£28K

£85K

£27,901 - £84,595 Range

BT
3.9

BT

Software Engineer

£35,000

 /yr
Range: £21K - £78K

£21K

£78K

£20,649 - £77,816 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

£47,186

 /yr
Range: £31K - £73K

£31K

£73K

£30,632 - £73,316 Range

Ocado Technology
4.3

Ocado Technology

Software Engineer

£44,859

 /yr
Range: £31K - £61K

£31K

£61K

£31,292 - £61,209 Range

Thales
3.4

Thales

Software Engineer

£35,295

 /yr
Range: £28K - £55K

£28K

£55K

£27,544 - £55,000 Range

Sky
4

Sky

Software Engineer

£45,934

 /yr
Range: £26K - £87K

£26K

£87K

£26,315 - £87,066 Range

Arm
4.1

Arm

Software Engineer

£42,929

 /yr
Range: £31K - £68K

£31K

£68K

£30,604 - £67,607 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Engineer

£55,293

 /yr
Range: £30K - £145K

£30K

£145K

£30,108 - £144,541 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Software Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Software Engineer is £44,853 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Software Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 14148 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Software Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Software Engineer in United Kingdom is £71,933 per year.

The lowest salary for a Software Engineer in United Kingdom is £27,968 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£10,000
monthly
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £10,000 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£38,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Leeds Area area reported making £38,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Leeds Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£75,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £75,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£40,000
per year
A Software Development Engineer in the Gloucester Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Additional Pay
£1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Gloucester Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
£33,500
per year
A Software Engineer in the Nottingham Area area reported making £33,500 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Nottingham Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
£82,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £82,000 per year
Additional Pay
£13k cash bonus
£48k stock bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£72,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £72,000 per year
Additional Pay
£4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
£38,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Leeds Area area reported making £38,000 per year
Additional Pay
£2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Leeds Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£26,908
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £26,908 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£46,795
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £46,795 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public