Software Engineer Salary (South Africa)

A Software Engineer earns an average salary of R283,984 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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R146,530 - R499,557
(Median)
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MEDIAN: R283,983
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Software Engineer Total Pay (?
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R101.37 - R487.22
(Median)
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310
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MEDIAN: R199.00
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National Salary Data

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R0R180KR360KR540K
Salary
R146,530 - R499,557  
   
Bonus
R11.12 - R45,615  
Profit Sharing
R9,658 - R88,084  
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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R148,830 - R527,890  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 478
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R170R340R510
Hourly Rate
R101.37 - R487.22  
   
Overtime
R29.98 - R309.13  
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
R11.12 - R45,615  
   
Profit Sharing
R9,658 - R88,084  
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).
)
R148,830 - R527,890  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 478
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Pay Difference By Location

National Average
R295,000
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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
R295,000

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

SQL
up arrow 7%
C++
up arrow 6%
up arrow 5%
Linux
up arrow 4%
C
up arrow 4%
HTML
up arrow 3%
Oracle
up arrow 3%
Internet Information Server (IIS)
up arrow 1%
UNIX
up arrow 1%
National Average
R295,000
C#
up arrow 2%
Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 4%
up arrow 6%
up arrow 8%
VB.Net
up arrow 9%
Microsoft Access
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 90 votes.

Gender

Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 55%
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