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Software Developer Salary

A Software Developer earns an average salary of R244,361 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.

R116,101 - R451,646
(Median)
R120K
R240K
R450K
MEDIAN: R244,361
10%
50%
90%

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R69.93 - R423.21
(Median)
R70
R200
R420
MEDIAN: R197.00
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
R116,101 - R451,646  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R46,721  
Profit Sharing
R10.43 - R49,665  
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).
)
R117,669 - R485,639  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,669
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
R69.93 - R423.21  
   
Overtime
R1.47 - R251.68  
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 - R46,721  
   
Profit Sharing
R10.43 - R49,665  
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).
)
R117,669 - R485,639  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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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 106%



National Average
R253,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

up arrow 25%


PL/SQL
up arrow 4%

.NET
up arrow 3%

Java
up arrow 1%

SQL
0%

HTML
0%

National Average
R253,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

JavaScript
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 387 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

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