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Senior Software Engineer Salary (South Africa)

A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of R437,943 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Microsoft SQL Server, C++, C, and Linux.
Senior Software Engineer Salary (?
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R265,311 - R711,858
(Median)
270K
330K
440K
570K
710K
MEDIAN: R437,942
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Senior Software Engineer Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R194.87 - R550
(Median)
190
300
410
490
550
MEDIAN: R411.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R270KR540KR810K
Salary
R265,311 - R711,858  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R86,996  
Profit Sharing
R14,740 - R50,868  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
R285,766 - R781,222  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R190R380R570
Hourly Rate
R194.87 - R550  
   
Overtime
R143.79 - R432.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R86,996  
   
Profit Sharing
R14,740 - R50,868  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
R285,766 - R781,222  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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Centurion
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National Average
R465,000
Port Elizabeth
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 57%
National Average
R465,000

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 38%
C++
up arrow 34%
C
up arrow 32%
Linux
up arrow 29%
up arrow 7%
C#
up arrow 4%
SQL
up arrow 1%
Java
up arrow 1%
National Average
R465,000
up arrow 8%
JavaScript
up arrow 13%
PHP
up arrow 17%
VB.Net
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
59%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 59%