Senior Software Engineer Salary (South Africa)

A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of R425,541 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 C++ and C.
Senior Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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R248,749 - R699,424
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R425,541
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Senior Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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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R193.99 - R582
(Median)
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440
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MEDIAN: R440
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National Salary Data

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R0R260KR520KR780K
Salary
R248,749 - R699,424  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R86,996  
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).
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R273,797 - R777,821  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R200R400R600
Hourly Rate
R193.99 - R582  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R86,996  
   
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).
)
R273,797 - R777,821  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

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Pay Difference By Location

Centurion
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Durban
up arrow 21%
National Average
R460,000
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%
National Average
R460,000

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C++
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C
up arrow 34%
up arrow 8%
C#
up arrow 6%
Java
up arrow 1%
SQL
0%
National Average
R460,000
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JavaScript
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PHP
up arrow 16%
VB.Net
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
61%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 60%
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