Software Developer Salary

A Software Developer earns an average salary of R247,540 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Internet Information Server (IIS) is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

R118,403 - R455,880
(Median)
R120K
R250K
R460K
MEDIAN: R247,539
10%
50%
90%

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R83.32 - R438.66
(Median)
R83
R190
R440
MEDIAN: R193.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R170KR340KR510K
Salary
R118,403 - R455,880  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R45,302  
Profit Sharing
R5.00 - R55,000  
Commission
R29,000  
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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R119,809 - R486,424  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,835
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R150R300R450
Hourly Rate
R83.32 - R438.66  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R226.55  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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R0R300KR600KR900K
Bonus
R0.00 - R45,302  
   
Commission
R29,000  
Profit Sharing
R5.00 - R55,000  
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).
)
R119,809 - R486,424  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R257,769

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Software Developer Reviews

What is it like working as a Software Developer?

Software Developer in Durban:
"Exciting and relaxing all at once."
Pros: The ever lasting possibility of being able to create new improved software to help ease lives of others.
Cons: How it can sometimes become repetitive.

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
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National Average
R258,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries


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Linux
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 1%

C#
0%

Microsoft SQL Server
0%

HTML
0%

JavaScript
0%

National Average
R258,000

ASP.NET
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Java
up arrow 1%

PL/SQL
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C++
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Visual Basic (VB)
up arrow 4%

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PHP
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 382 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

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