Senior Software Engineer Salary (South Africa)

A Senior Software Engineer earns an average salary of R420,637 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 . NET.
Senior Software Engineer Salary (?
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R246,366 - R701,041
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R420,636
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Senior Software Engineer Salary (?
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R193.99 - R582
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MEDIAN: R440
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National Salary Data

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R0R260KR520KR780K
Salary
R246,366 - R701,041  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R90,604  
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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R267,525 - R779,284  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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 - R90,604  
   
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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R267,525 - R779,284  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer

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Pay Difference By Location

Durban
up arrow 23%
Centurion
up arrow 19%
National Average
R453,000
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Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 61%
National Average
R453,000

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 40%
C++
up arrow 37%
C
up arrow 36%
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C#
up arrow 7%
SQL
0%
National Average
R453,000
Java
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up arrow 7%
JavaScript
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PHP
up arrow 14%
VB.Net
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
61%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 41% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 58%
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