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Software engineer salary stats

You're viewing live stats for Software engineer vacancies from our database of over 1 million job ads. Here are some fast facts:

  • The average Software engineer salary is £59,715. This is 79.1% above the national average advertised salary of £33,339.
  • The top companies hiring for Software engineer roles are Client Server, Goldman Sachs and Oracle.
  • Year-on-year pay for Software engineer jobs has gone up 4.6% year-on-year, compared to an annual change of -4.9% for all jobs.
  • Meanwhile, the number of Software engineer job ads is 116.0% higher than last year, with 21,716 current vacancies.
  • Most Software engineer job ads are for IT Jobs and Engineering Jobs.
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Software engineer skills

SkillImportance
Engineering
Software engineering
Design
Systems
Products
Software development
C++
Solutions
C
Programming

Highest Paying Areas for Software engineer, UKThese stats are from the last 14 days and may differ from the live data shown elsewhere.

AreaYoY Salary ChangeAverage salaryVacancies
The City6.6%£81,5191,741
Heathfield11.5%£76,135607
East Sussex16.4%£75,137743
Reigate-27.0%£74,70128
Exeter23.4%£74,49536
Leeds14.3%£70,456118
Farnborough85.9%£68,64838
Newport11.0%£67,69534
Woking44.0%£67,00331
Essex22.9%£66,530264
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Latest Software engineer jobs

Software Engineer
Sky Betting & Gaming
Sheffield, England, S1 2BJ
Software Engineer
JOBSWORTH £39,518 P.A.
Sky Betting & Gaming
Sheffield
Software Engineer (GO)
Sky Betting & Gaming
Leeds, England, LS1 4AP
Senior Software Engineer
Sky Betting & Gaming
Leeds, England, LS1 4AP
Software Engineer
JOBSWORTH £35,137 P.A.
Excelicare
Anderston
Software Engineer
JOBSWORTH £41,531 P.A.
Cpl Life Sciences
Cambridge
Software Engineer
£38000 Per Annum
Sotic
Cardiff
Software Engineer
JOBSWORTH £39,866 P.A.
Raytheon
Gloucester
Software Engineer
From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Gigaclear
Abingdon
Software Engineer
JOBSWORTH £34,973 P.A.
MBDA
Bristol