How much does a Subject Matter Expert make?

Updated 29 Jul 2021
£37,691 /yr
Average Base Pay

119 salaries

£18K

Low

£38K

Average

£81K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Subject Matter Expert is £37,691 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Subject Matter Expert salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 119 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Subject Matter Expert employees.

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Jaguar Land Rover
3.7

Jaguar Land Rover

Subject Matter Expert

£49,018

 /yr
Range: £38K - £454K
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£38K

£454K

£37,500 - £454,239 Range

ASOS
3.4

ASOS

Subject Matter Expert

£23,749

 /yr
Range: £23K - £33K

£23K

£33K

£22,570 - £32,500 Range

Lloyds Banking Group
3.9

Lloyds Banking Group

Subject Matter Expert

£47,238

 /yr
Range: £17K - £53K

£17K

£53K

£17,109 - £52,542 Range

SSE
3.5

SSE

Subject Matter Expert

£57,186

 /yr
Range: £26K - £71K

£26K

£71K

£25,647 - £71,483 Range

HCL Technologies
3.7

HCL Technologies

Subject Matter Expert

£102,035

 /yr
Range: £94K - £111K

£94K

£111K

£94,357 - £111,218 Range

Conduent
3.1

Conduent

Subject Matter Expert

£18,500

 /yr
Range: £18K - £21K

£18K

£21K

£18,000 - £21,000 Range

Barclays
4

Barclays

Subject Matter Expert

£20,188

 /yr
Range: £18K - £21K

£18K

£21K

£18,449 - £20,980 Range

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OVO
3.4

OVO

Subject Matter Expert

£24,952

 /yr
Range: £24K - £26K

£24K

£26K

£24,153 - £25,577 Range

npower
4.1

npower

Subject Matter Expert

£21,835

 /yr
Range: £22K - £22K

£22K

£22K

£21,832 - £21,871 Range

Webhelp
3.2

Webhelp

Subject Matter Expert
About 

£18K -£19K

£18K

£19K

£17,880 - £19,240 Range

Firstsource Solutions
3.6

Firstsource Solutions

Subject Matter Expert
About 

£19K -£20K

£19K

£20K

£18,595 - £20,188 Range

Severn Trent
4.2

Severn Trent

Subject Matter Expert
About 

£20K -£23K

£20K

£23K

£20,460 - £22,706 Range

NFU Mutual
3.8

NFU Mutual

Subject Matter Expert
About 

£25K -£69K

£25K

£69K

£25,201 - £68,590 Range

BPP Holdings
4

BPP Holdings

Subject Matter Expert
About 

£29K -£53K

£29K

£53K

£29,207 - £52,541 Range

Arco (UK)
3.1

Arco (UK)

Subject Matter Expert
About 

£44K -£48K

£44K

£48K

£44,305 - £48,155 Range

Barclays
4

Barclays

Subject Matter Expert - Contractor
About 

£25K -£26K

£25K

£26K

£24,719 - £26,459 Range

Lloyds Banking Group
3.9

Lloyds Banking Group

Subject Matter Expert
About 

£34K -£37K

£34K

£37K

£33,755 - £36,726 Range

HSBC Holdings
3.7

HSBC Holdings

Subject Matter Expert - Monthly Contractor
About 

£11K -£12K

£11K

£12K

£10,780 - £11,685 Range

IBM
3.9

IBM

Subject Matter Expert
About 

£95K -£104K

£95K

£104K

£94,961 - £103,525 Range

BT
3.7

BT

Subject Matter Expert
About 

£46K -£50K

£46K

£50K

£46,235 - £50,284 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Subject Matter Expert salaries

The national average salary for a a Subject Matter Expert is £37,691 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Subject Matter Expert salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 119 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Subject Matter Expert employees.

The highest salary for a a Subject Matter Expert in United Kingdom is £81,018 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Subject Matter Expert in United Kingdom is £17,534 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent subject matter expert salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£2,100
monthly
A Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £2,100 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£18,500
per year
A Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the Bournemouth Area area reported making £18,500 per year
Job Highlights
Bournemouth Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£21,000
per year
A SME in the London Area area reported making £21,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
£41,721
per year
A Subject Matter Expert in the London Area area reported making £41,721 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£6,500
monthly
An Exchange SME in the London Area area reported making £6,500 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
£23,500
per year
A Subject Matter Expert in the Milton Keynes Area area reported making £23,500 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Milton Keynes Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£3,100
monthly
An Adjudicator in the London Area area reported making £3,100 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£20,515
per year
A Subject Matter Expert in the Glasgow Area area reported making £20,515 per year
Additional Pay
£160 cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£33,000
per year
An Adjudicator in the London Area area reported making £33,000 per year
Additional Pay
£4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£43,000
per year
A Subject Matter Expert in the Nottingham Area area reported making £43,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Nottingham Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private