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Lead Software Engineer Salary in Bangalore / Bengaluru

based on 5.2k latest salaries

Average Annual Salary

24.2 Lakhs

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Estimated Take Home Salary

1.48 Lakh - ₹ 1.53 Lakh

Lead Software Engineer salary in Bangalore / Bengaluru ranges between ₹ 10.3 Lakhs to ₹ 44.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 24.2 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 5.2k latest salaries received from Lead Software Engineers.

Last Updated: 13 July, 2024

Salaries in different departments

Engineering - Software & QA
Lead Software Engineer Salary
4 - 12 years exp. (4.2k salaries)
24.2 Lakhs

₹10.3 L/yr - ₹44 L/yr

IT & Information Security
Lead Software Engineer Salary
4 - 12 years exp. (101 salaries)
21.5 Lakhs

₹12 L/yr - ₹42 L/yr

Data Science & Analytics
Lead Software Engineer Salary
4 - 12 years exp. (65 salaries)
19.2 Lakhs

₹10.4 L/yr - ₹38 L/yr

Project & Program Management
Lead Software Engineer Salary
5 - 12 years exp. (58 salaries)
32.5 Lakhs

₹11 L/yr - ₹42 L/yr

Research & Development
Lead Software Engineer Salary
4 - 12 years exp. (50 salaries)
22.8 Lakhs

₹11 L/yr - ₹44 L/yr

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Average Annual Salary by Experience

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Lead Software Engineer salary in Bangalore / Bengaluru with less than 4 year of experience to 12 years ranges from ₹ 10.3 Lakhs to ₹ 44.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 24.2 Lakhs based on 5.2k latest salaries.

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Top Skills for Lead Software Engineers

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Skills

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Javascript

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Python

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Popular Companies for Lead Software Engineer in Bangalore / Bengaluru

Company Name Avg Annual Salary
5 - 12 yrs exp.  .  Bangalore / Bengaluru (563 salaries)

24.2 Lakhs

₹10 L/yr - ₹34 L/yr

2 - 8 yrs exp.  .  Bangalore / Bengaluru (445 salaries)

12.6 Lakhs

₹6.5 L/yr - ₹21 L/yr

7 - 14 yrs exp.  .  Bangalore / Bengaluru (421 salaries)

27.9 Lakhs

₹12.1 L/yr - ₹40 L/yr

9 - 18 yrs exp.  .  Bangalore / Bengaluru (380 salaries)

42.5 Lakhs

₹19 L/yr - ₹62 L/yr

4 - 13 yrs exp.  .  Bangalore / Bengaluru (179 salaries)

18.5 Lakhs

₹10 L/yr - ₹31 L/yr

2 - 10 yrs exp.  .  Bangalore / Bengaluru (172 salaries)

14.3 Lakhs

₹6 L/yr - ₹23.1 L/yr

5 - 12 yrs exp.  .  Bangalore / Bengaluru (137 salaries)

22.6 Lakhs

₹9.5 L/yr - ₹31 L/yr

7 - 14 yrs exp.  .  Bangalore / Bengaluru (133 salaries)

38.4 Lakhs

₹18 L/yr - ₹55 L/yr

8 - 16 yrs exp.  .  Bangalore / Bengaluru (124 salaries)

37 Lakhs

₹16.2 L/yr - ₹45 L/yr

7 - 13 yrs exp.  .  Bangalore / Bengaluru (103 salaries)

29.4 Lakhs

₹12 L/yr - ₹37.6 L/yr

Salary reviews by Lead Software Engineer and similar roles

Cadence Design Systems

Lead Software Engineer in Bangalore / Bengaluru

4.0
posted on 04 May 2024

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Very Interesting work, its deep into CS. They give extra holidays (~1 per month) called "recharge day".

Dislikes

Salary is not competitive, pressure from management to deliver.

Wipro

Project Engineer in Chennai

5.0
posted on 01 Apr 2024

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Wipro is a such an excellent company to learn technologies and gain technical skills in all domains they are always supportive to employees for their career growth especially if you are fresher got an opportunity in Wipro then you are one of the luckiest person for that definitely your career growth will be higher for sure!!!!

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Dislikes

Promotion cycle and salary hike will no longer satisfy for effortfull employees so better get the good package while onboarding itself otherwise you will not get expected hike and Promotion during appraisal/ Promotion cycle.

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OpenText Technologies

Lead Software Engineer in Bangalore / Bengaluru

5.0
posted on 16 Jun 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

- Work life balance and if you want to explore. You have no boundaries and lot of opportunities are open - job security

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Dislikes

- old technologies - salary not competing with other companies

Freshworks

Lead Software Engineer in Hyderabad / Secunderabad

3.0
posted on 01 Jul 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Work-Life Balance, Salary on time.

Dislikes

Conserved Teams and Team Members. Lake of KTs or Unstructured knowledge transfer. Lack of confidence in new people. They are focused on a few Key and old people. Context switching is very high.

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Deloitte

Consultant in Pune

4.0
posted on 30 Apr 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Deloitte has very good learning repositories for any skill. It holds regular tutorial sessions for skills. Udemy and Linkedin learnings are free. So, very good to upskill. There are regular outings as well which was fun.

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Dislikes

... senior consultants to be available 24/7. Serious hit to your work-life balance. Salary and hikes are also mediocre.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Lead Software Engineer Salaries

What is the salary of a Lead Software Engineer in India?
Average salary for a Lead Software Engineer in India is 24.2 Lakhs per year (₹2.0L per month). Salary estimates are based on 5.2k latest salaries received from various Lead Software Engineers across industries.
What are the top paying companies that employ Lead Software Engineers?
What is the starting salary for a Lead Software Engineer in India?
Average starting Salary for Lead Software Engineer in India is around ₹10.3 Lakhs per year (₹85.8k per month). 4 years of minimum experience is required to be a Lead Software Engineer.
What is the highest salary for a Lead Software Engineer in India?
Highest salary that a Lead Software Engineer can earn is ₹44.0 Lakhs per year (₹3.7L per month).
How does Lead Software Engineer Salary in India change with experience?
An Entry Level Lead Software Engineer with less than three years of experience earns an average salary of ₹14.4 Lakhs per year. A mid-career Lead Software Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹21.0 Lakhs per year, while an experienced Lead Software Engineer with 10-20 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹30.6 Lakhs per year.
What are the top paying industries for Lead Software Engineer in India?
What are the top paying cities for Lead Software Engineer in India?
What are the popular/top skills required to become a Lead Software Engineer?
These are the top skills of a Lead Software Engineer based on 5.4k jobs posted by employers.
  • Javascript
  • Python
  • Agile
  • SQL
  • Java