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Lead Software Engineer Salary in Software Product in India

based on 6.8k latest salaries

Average Annual Salary

21.2 Lakhs

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Estimated Take Home Salary

1.18 Lakh - ₹ 1.22 Lakh

Lead Software Engineer salary in India ranges between ₹ 8.5 Lakhs to ₹ 38.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 21.2 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 6.8k latest salaries received from Lead Software Engineers.

Last Updated: 19 July, 2024

Salaries in different departments

Engineering - Software & QA
Lead Software Engineer Salary
4 - 12 years exp. (5.4k salaries)
21.1 Lakhs

₹8.5 L/yr - ₹38 L/yr

IT & Information Security
Lead Software Engineer Salary
4 - 12 years exp. (130 salaries)
15.6 Lakhs

₹8.5 L/yr - ₹38 L/yr

Data Science & Analytics
Lead Software Engineer Salary
4 - 12 years exp. (84 salaries)
15.2 Lakhs

₹8.5 L/yr - ₹38 L/yr

Project & Program Management
Lead Software Engineer Salary
5 - 12 years exp. (51 salaries)
27.2 Lakhs

₹11 L/yr - ₹37 L/yr

Research & Development
Lead Software Engineer Salary
4 - 12 years exp. (47 salaries)
18.1 Lakhs

₹9 L/yr - ₹38 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 ₹ 8.5 Lakhs to ₹ 38.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 21.2 Lakhs based on 6.8k 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 Software Product Companies for Lead Software Engineer in India

Company Name Avg Annual Salary

11.6 Lakhs

₹5.3 L/yr - ₹21 L/yr

2 - 10 yrs exp. (473 salaries)

13.6 Lakhs

₹5.3 L/yr - ₹35 L/yr

29 Lakhs

₹11.7 L/yr - ₹45.5 L/yr

5 - 10 yrs exp. (325 salaries)

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₹13.8 L/yr - ₹29 L/yr

8 - 14 yrs exp. (303 salaries)

17.5 Lakhs

₹10 L/yr - ₹28 L/yr

5 - 13 yrs exp. (295 salaries)

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₹8.5 L/yr - ₹31 L/yr

6 - 12 yrs exp. (264 salaries)

22.1 Lakhs

₹11 L/yr - ₹35 L/yr

5 - 10 yrs exp. (186 salaries)

23.9 Lakhs

₹10.4 L/yr - ₹40 L/yr

27.2 Lakhs

₹15.2 L/yr - ₹39.8 L/yr

2 - 10 yrs exp. (164 salaries)

12.3 Lakhs

₹3.1 L/yr - ₹40 L/yr

Salary reviews by Lead Software Engineer and similar roles

Axtria

Associate

3.0
posted on 09 Jul 2024

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Better salary than IT Services companies. , but not as good as product based. Last year gave good hikes, this year it was average.

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Dislikes

Toxic work culture. People lack professionalism especially at the top No work life balance. Unrealistic deadlines

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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Accenture

Application Development Analyst

3.0
posted on 25 Jun 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Developement of skills, Good collegues.

Dislikes

Local variable bonus is Big Scam, No proper hierarchy of HR, No promotions from past 2 years, Random allocation of domain for freshers, Truley no one cares about you. PIP mode works perfectly here.

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FIS

Senior Software Engineer

4.0
posted on 17 Jun 2024

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

The flexibility you get in work. Variable pay would be almost 90 to 100 percent every time

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Dislikes

Some time WLB go into toss. Again depends on the project. Generally its like any other product based companies strictly following process

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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 21.2 Lakhs per year (₹1.8L per month). Salary estimates are based on 6.8k 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 ₹8.5 Lakhs per year (₹70.8k 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 ₹38.0 Lakhs per year (₹3.2L 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 ₹11.9 Lakhs per year. A mid-career Lead Software Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹17.0 Lakhs per year, while an experienced Lead Software Engineer with 10-20 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹27.2 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