Software Developer Salary in the UK

£31,000
per year
per month
£2,050
per month
per year
Bonus
£2,310/year
Profit Sharing
£1,380/year
Bonus
£150/month
Profit Sharing
£90/month

Software Developer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Software Developer is £31,000 gross per year (£2,050 net per month), which is £1,400 (+5%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Software Developer can expect an average starting salary of £21,400. The highest salaries can exceed £50,000.
£21,400
Low
£31,000
Average
£50,000
High
£1,510
Low
£2,050
Average
£3,130
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus and profit sharing.
£340
£31,700
£63,690
Base Salary£21,400 - 50,000
Bonus£460 - 7,320
Profit Sharing£340 - 6,370
Total Compensation£22,200 - 63,690
£20
£2,010
£4,030
Base Salary£1,510 - 3,130
Bonus£30 - 480
Profit Sharing£20 - 420
Total Compensation£1,560 - 4,030

Software Developer Salary - Distribution

Low
£21,400
Average
£31,000
Senior
£40,300
High
£50,000
Low
£1,510
Average
£2,050
Senior
£2,580
High
£3,130
Among Software Developers, Junior Software Developers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Software Developers or Lead Software Developers enjoy the highest salaries.

Software Developer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Lead Software Developer£41K/year
+32% 
Senior Software Developer£40K/year
+30% 
Graduate Software Developer£26K/year
 -15%
Junior Software Developer£25K/year
 -18%

Software Developer - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Software Developer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £22,200 gross per year. A mid career Software Developer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,600, while a Senior Software Developer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £40,300. Software Developers with more than 20 years of experience earn £45,400 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Software Developer

Late Career▲ +46%
Senior▲ +30%
Average Salary£31,000/year
Mid Career▼ -1%
Entry Level▼ -28%

Gender Breakdown

Female
13%
Male
87%

Software Developer - Jobs by Location

Software Developer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Software Developer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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