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What is the average salary for Software Engineer jobs?

The average salary for Software Engineer jobs is £47,500.

Read on to find out how much Software Engineer jobs pay across various UK locations and industries.

What is the salary range for Software Engineer jobs?

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936

Lowest Salary
£42,500

Top Salary
£57,500

Average Salary
£47,500

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Average: This is the 'median', or middle salary, from a list of last month's related job ads
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Criteria Average Range Monthly change* Jobs
Software Engineer £47,500  0% view jobs
 
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How do Software Engineer jobs salaries vary across industries?

The industry with the highest salary for Software Engineer jobs is Contract. The average Contract salary for Software Engineer jobs is £85,965. In the last month, the salary has fallen by 5 per cent.
Industry/ sector Average Range Monthly change* Jobs
Permanent £47,500  0% view jobs
Contract £85,964  -5% view jobs
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How much do Software Engineer jobs pay in different locations?

Location
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Range
Monthly change*
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City, London £62,500  -7% view jobs
Central London £57,500  -8% view jobs
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire £52,500  11% view jobs
Newbury, Berkshire £52,500  0% view jobs
Peterborough £52,500  0% view jobs
West London £52,500  -8% view jobs
Edinburgh £50,000  18% view jobs
Reading £47,500  0% view jobs
Oxford, Oxfordshire £47,500  -9% view jobs
Leeds, West Yorkshire £47,500  0% view jobs
Leicester £47,500  0% view jobs
Derby £47,500  0% view jobs
Woking £46,462  -7% view jobs
Southampton £42,500  -19% view jobs
Manchester £42,500  14% view jobs
Bristol £37,500  -11% view jobs
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