Software Engineer Salary (South Africa)

A Software Engineer earns an average salary of R291,913 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Software Engineer Salary (?
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R152,538 - R505,890
(Median)
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290K
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510K
MEDIAN: R291,913
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Software Engineer Salary (?
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R100.67 - R489.36
(Median)
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490
MEDIAN: R207.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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R0R180KR360KR540K
Salary
R152,538 - R505,890  
   
Bonus
R-3.02 - R49,732  
Profit Sharing
R2,027 - R71,015  
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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R155,425 - R535,839  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 487
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R170R340R510
Hourly Rate
R100.67 - R489.36  
   
Overtime
R1.48 - R307.67  
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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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R-3.02 - R49,732  
   
Profit Sharing
R2,027 - R71,015  
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).
)
R155,425 - R535,839  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Pay Difference By Location

National Average
R300,000
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Software Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Software Engineer?
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
R300,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 6%
SQL
up arrow 6%
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Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 4%
Linux
up arrow 2%
C
up arrow 2%
UNIX
up arrow 2%
Oracle
up arrow 1%
HTML
0%
National Average
R300,000
C#
up arrow 1%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 3%
up arrow 6%
up arrow 8%
VB.Net
up arrow 11%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

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: 42% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 57%
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