How much does a Software Engineer make?

Updated 21 Oct 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

£67,023

 /yr
Range: £13K - £245K
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£13K

£245K

£13,470 - £245,105 Range

Facebook
4.3

Facebook

Software Engineer

£81,394

 /yr
Range: £23K - £156K

£23K

£156K

£22,675 - £155,712 Range

J.P. Morgan
4

J.P. Morgan

Software Engineer

£48,000

 /yr
Range: £30K - £156K

£30K

£156K

£30,378 - £155,946 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Software Engineer

£40,901

 /yr
Range: £16K - £87K

£16K

£87K

£15,978 - £86,851 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Software Engineer

£77,125

 /yr
Range: £31K - £117K

£31K

£117K

£30,990 - £116,869 Range

BBC
3.9

BBC

Software Engineer

£40,214

 /yr
Range: £4K - £72K

£4K

£72K

£4,013 - £71,890 Range

Capgemini
3.8

Capgemini

Software Engineer

£33,211

 /yr
Range: £17K - £70K

£17K

£70K

£17,043 - £70,000 Range

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
3.5

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Software Engineer

£39,204

 /yr
Range: £24K - £63K

£24K

£63K

£24,366 - £63,008 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Software Engineer

£33,308

 /yr
Range: £17K - £71K

£17K

£71K

£16,827 - £70,843 Range

Amazon
3.7

Amazon

Software Engineer

£51,798

 /yr
Range: £20K - £203K

£20K

£203K

£20,000 - £203,251 Range

THG
3.4

THG

Software Engineer

£41,625

 /yr
Range: £31K - £62K

£31K

£62K

£31,161 - £62,438 Range

Skyscanner
3.7

Skyscanner

Software Engineer

£46,046

 /yr
Range: £29K - £85K

£29K

£85K

£29,138 - £85,000 Range

BT
3.9

BT

Software Engineer

£35,152

 /yr
Range: £21K - £79K

£21K

£79K

£20,909 - £78,797 Range

BJSS
4

BJSS

Software Engineer

£45,000

 /yr
Range: £28K - £86K

£28K

£86K

£28,253 - £85,661 Range

Cisco Systems
4.3

Cisco Systems

Software Engineer

£47,789

 /yr
Range: £31K - £74K

£31K

£74K

£31,019 - £74,241 Range

Ocado Technology
4.2

Ocado Technology

Software Engineer

£45,980

 /yr
Range: £32K - £71K

£32K

£71K

£31,687 - £71,446 Range

Sky
3.9

Sky

Software Engineer

£46,770

 /yr
Range: £27K - £88K

£27K

£88K

£26,647 - £88,164 Range

Thales
3.4

Thales

Software Engineer

£35,740

 /yr
Range: £28K - £55K

£28K

£55K

£27,891 - £55,000 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Software Engineer

£55,738

 /yr
Range: £25K - £146K

£25K

£146K

£25,000 - £146,363 Range

Arm
4

Arm

Software Engineer

£43,596

 /yr
Range: £31K - £68K

£31K

£68K

£30,990 - £68,459 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.

£70,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£4,355
monthly
A Software Development Engineer (SDE) in the London Area area reported making £4,355 per month
Job Highlights
London Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£62,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Bristol Area area reported making £62,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
£32,500
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £32,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£32,697
per year
A Software Engineer in the Birmingham Area area reported making £32,697 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£90
hourly
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £90 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£80,000
per year
A Google Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £80,000 per year
Job Highlights
London Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£56,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the Manchester Area area reported making £56,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£45,000
per year
A Software Engineer in the London Area area reported making £45,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public