Software Developer Salary

A Software Developer earns an average salary of R245,470 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Oracle and Internet Information Server (IIS). Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

R118,117 - R456,267
(Median)
R120K
R250K
R460K
MEDIAN: R245,469
10%
50%
90%

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R71.19 - R429.25
(Median)
R71
R180
R430
MEDIAN: R179.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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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R0R170KR340KR510K
Salary
R118,117 - R456,267  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R48,480  
Profit Sharing
R2.34 - R58,723  
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).
)
R119,548 - R490,216  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,735
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R150R300R450
Hourly Rate
R71.19 - R429.25  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R230.75  
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.
)
R0R300KR600KR900K
Bonus
R0.00 - R48,480  
   
Profit Sharing
R2.34 - R58,723  
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).
)
R119,548 - R490,216  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Software Developer Reviews

What is it like working as a Software Developer?

Software Developer in Johannesburg:
"Hectic."
Pros: The new challenges and technologies to try as well as the constant challenge of keeping up with new languages and systems.
Cons: You hardly sleep and you can't tell people details of what you do.

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Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 105%



National Average
R255,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

up arrow 24%


.NET
up arrow 4%

SQL
up arrow 1%

PL/SQL
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

HTML
0%

Java
0%

JavaScript
0%

National Average
R255,000

C#
up arrow 1%

ASP.NET
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 2%


up arrow 6%

PHP
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 384 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 61%
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