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Lead Software Engineer Salary in Internet in India

based on 4k latest salaries

Average Annual Salary

27.8 Lakhs

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Estimated Take Home Salary

1.5 Lakh - ₹ 1.6 Lakh

Lead Software Engineer salary in India ranges between ₹ 11.1 Lakhs to ₹ 45.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 27.8 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 4k 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. (3.2k salaries)
27.8 Lakhs

₹11.1 L/yr - ₹45 L/yr

IT & Information Security
Lead Software Engineer Salary
4 - 12 years exp. (60 salaries)
21.9 Lakhs

₹12 L/yr - ₹39 L/yr

Research & Development
Lead Software Engineer Salary
4 - 12 years exp. (34 salaries)
21.7 Lakhs

₹11.5 L/yr - ₹45 L/yr

Project & Program Management
Lead Software Engineer Salary
8 - 12 years exp. (21 salaries)
34.2 Lakhs

₹13 L/yr - ₹39 L/yr

Data Science & Analytics
Lead Software Engineer Salary
4 - 12 years exp. (16 salaries)
22.2 Lakhs

₹12.7 L/yr - ₹39 L/yr

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Average Annual Salary by Experience

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Lead Software Engineer salary in India with less than 4 year of experience to 12 years ranges from ₹ 11.1 Lakhs to ₹ 45.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 27.8 Lakhs based on 4k latest salaries.

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Top Skills for Lead Software Engineers

based on 5,380 jobs

Skills

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Javascript

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2

Python

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Popular Internet Companies for Lead Software Engineer in India

Company Name Avg Annual Salary

19.8 Lakhs

₹10 L/yr - ₹34 L/yr

2 - 10 yrs exp. (469 salaries)

13.5 Lakhs

₹5.3 L/yr - ₹35 L/yr

29 Lakhs

₹11.7 L/yr - ₹45.5 L/yr

5 - 10 yrs exp. (189 salaries)

24 Lakhs

₹10.4 L/yr - ₹40 L/yr

7 - 13 yrs exp. (182 salaries)

26 Lakhs

₹12 L/yr - ₹37.6 L/yr

5 - 12 yrs exp. (160 salaries)

35.1 Lakhs

₹18.5 L/yr - ₹49.3 L/yr

7 - 13 yrs exp. (141 salaries)

25.1 Lakhs

₹14 L/yr - ₹42 L/yr

28.1 Lakhs

₹13.5 L/yr - ₹38 L/yr

8 - 17 yrs exp. (124 salaries)

37.7 Lakhs

₹20.5 L/yr - ₹61.5 L/yr

5 - 9 yrs exp. (90 salaries)

35 Lakhs

₹20.7 L/yr - ₹50 L/yr

Salary reviews by Lead Software Engineer and similar roles

Siemens

Senior Software Engineer

4.0
posted on 08 May 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Work life balance is good, good food, good quality AC bus transportation with push back seats, internet reimbursement, one time WFH setup of 20,000, less pressure

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Dislikes

...en no growth for him, same designation even after 5 years of continuous service. whatever you do, a fixed salary increment of 1 lakh per year is fixed salary hike for any employee, you can calculate the hike percentage as per your current package.

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Freshworks

Lead Software Engineer

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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OpenText Technologies

Senior Software Developer

4.0
posted on 10 Jun 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Work-Life balance. Company is making good profits after so many acquisitions. Good learning with different tech-stacks. Good company for someone to stay for a longer time.

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Dislikes

Pay scale is average. Promotions/Appraisals are limited. Quarterly layoffs are common

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IQVIA

Software Developer

4.0
posted on 17 Jun 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

* Good work life balance. *Work culture is very good . *Decent salary hike (8-15%).

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Dislikes

IQVIA is a product based company.So, if you are into supporting any IQVIA products then your knowledge will be limited to that specific product only and the technology being used in that product. *Very less new projects are coming.

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Capgemini

Associate Consultant

4.0
posted on 30 Jun 2024

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Good salary hikes if you join as a fresher till B1 as per my experience. Work-Life balance is great. In most projects, not much work pressure.

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Dislikes

Mostly support projects. So learning new things can take a hit. Though there are some learning drives in between.

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 27.8 Lakhs per year (₹2.3L per month). Salary estimates are based on 4k 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 ₹11.1 Lakhs per year (₹92.5k 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 ₹45.0 Lakhs per year (₹3.8L 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 ₹34.2 Lakhs per year. A mid-career Lead Software Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹23.5 Lakhs per year, while an experienced Lead Software Engineer with 10-20 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹30.1 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