Senior Software Engineer Salary (South Africa)

A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of R417,154 per year. Experience strongly influences 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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R245,840 - R698,816
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R417,154
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Senior Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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R193.99 - R582
(Median)
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440
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580
MEDIAN: R440
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National Salary Data

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R0R260KR520KR780K
Salary
R245,840 - R698,816  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R85,570  
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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R271,985 - R776,832  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R200R400R600
Hourly Rate
R193.99 - R582  
   
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.
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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R85,570  
   
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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R271,985 - R776,832  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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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
Centurion
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Durban
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National Average
R455,000
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%
National Average
R455,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 35%
C
up arrow 35%
up arrow 8%
C#
up arrow 5%
Java
up arrow 2%
National Average
R455,000
SQL
up arrow 1%
ASP.NET
up arrow 9%
JavaScript
up arrow 14%
PHP
up arrow 14%
VB.Net
up arrow 30%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
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: 40% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 59%
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