Software Engineer Salary

A Software Engineer earns an average salary of R298,743 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. A skill in Internet Information Server (IIS) is associated with high pay for this job.

R147,899 - R512,123
(Median)
R150K
R300K
R510K
MEDIAN: R298,743
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, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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R0R190KR380KR570K
Salary
R147,899 - R512,123  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R55,000  
Profit Sharing
R2,013 - R71,517  
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).
)
R151,547 - R564,659  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 541
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.
)
R0R170R340R510
Hourly Rate
R136.85 - R505  
   
Overtime
R0.75 - R300.00  
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.
)
R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R55,000  
   
Profit Sharing
R2,013 - R71,517  
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).
)
R151,547 - R564,659  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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 17%

C
up arrow 9%

SQL
up arrow 4%

ASP.NET
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 1%

C#
0%

National Average
R308,000

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 1%

HTML
up arrow 1%

Oracle
up arrow 1%

Linux
up arrow 2%

.NET
up arrow 3%

UNIX
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 5%

up arrow 6%

VB.Net
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 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: 40% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 60%
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