Software Developer Salary (South Africa)

A Software Developer earns an average salary of R239,631 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Oracle is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Software Developer Salary (?
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R110,796 - R446,744
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R239,631
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Software Developer Salary (?
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R60.40 - R423.21
(Median)
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190
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420
MEDIAN: R190
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90%
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National Salary Data

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R0R160KR320KR480K
Salary
R110,796 - R446,744  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R45,180  
Profit Sharing
R10.00 - R50,000  
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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R114,780 - R479,887  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,428
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R150R300R450
Hourly Rate
R60.40 - R423.21  
   
Overtime
R1.48 - R339.30  
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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R0R300KR600KR900K
Bonus
R0.00 - R45,180  
   
Profit Sharing
R10.00 - R50,000  
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).
)
R114,780 - R479,887  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Pay Difference By Location

Centurion
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National Average
R246,000
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Randburg
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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 115%
National Average
R246,000

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

Oracle
up arrow 20%
JavaScript
up arrow 4%
PL/SQL
up arrow 2%
Java
up arrow 1%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%
.NET
0%
HTML
0%
National Average
R246,000
SQL
up arrow 1%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%
C#
up arrow 2%
C++
up arrow 2%
ASP.NET
up arrow 3%
PHP
up arrow 5%
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 319 votes.

Gender

Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 39% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 60%
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