Software Engineer Salary

A Software Engineer earns an average salary of R298,216 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Internet Information Server (IIS) and C.

R144,786 - R514,770
(Median)
R140K
R300K
R510K
MEDIAN: R298,215
10%
50%
90%

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R136.85 - R505
(Median)
R140
R300
R510
MEDIAN: R304.00
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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R0R190KR380KR570K
Salary
R144,786 - R514,770  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R51,112  
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R72,483  
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).
)
R148,675 - R561,855  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 549
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.
)
R0R170R340R510
Hourly Rate
R136.85 - R505  
   
Overtime
R0.75 - R300.00  
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.
)
R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R51,112  
   
Profit Sharing
R0.00 - R72,483  
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).
)
R148,675 - R561,855  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R307,704

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Software Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Software Engineer?

Software Engineer in Johannesburg:
"Microsoft Internship."
Pros: I have a great working environment which allow me the freedom to use my creative side to accomplish solutions to market related challenges. This is also a family feel so you able to bring matters forward and address them in the best way possible therefore removing any baggage that might hold you back from performing at your optimum.
Cons: I would say travel far distances to work is rather time consuming and requires added effort.

Software Engineer in Pretoria:
"Interesting And Challenging."
Pros: The hours are more or less flexible and the opportunities to learn new things are vast.
Cons: The certain fields of expertise might be too limiting.

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Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries



National Average
R308,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 19%

C
up arrow 12%

SQL
up arrow 5%

ASP.NET
up arrow 4%

C#
up arrow 1%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

National Average
R308,000

HTML
up arrow 1%

Oracle
up arrow 1%

C++
up arrow 2%

Linux
up arrow 2%

JavaScript
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 3%

up arrow 6%

VB.Net
up arrow 10%

Microsoft Access
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 111 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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