Software Developer Salary

A Software Developer earns an average salary of R245,028 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.

R117,229 - R455,558
(Median)
R120K
R250K
R460K
MEDIAN: R245,027
10%
50%
90%

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R70.47 - R420.91
(Median)
R70
R200
R420
MEDIAN: R195.00
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
R117,229 - R455,558  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R47,748  
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).
)
R118,703 - R488,996  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,684
National Hourly Rate 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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R0R150R300R450
Hourly Rate
R70.47 - R420.91  
   
Overtime
R1.47 - R250.00  
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 - R47,748  
   
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).
)
R118,703 - R488,996  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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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
R254,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

up arrow 31%


.NET
up arrow 4%

PL/SQL
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

Java
up arrow 1%

SQL
0%

HTML
0%

National Average
R254,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 1%

C#
up arrow 2%

ASP.NET
up arrow 2%


up arrow 6%

PHP
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 383 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
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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