The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is R286,791 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in C++ Programming Language is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

R115,743 - R524,774
R120K
R290K
R520K
MEDIAN: R286,791
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50%
90%

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R46.00 - R524
R46
R200
R520
MEDIAN: R197.74
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R200KR400KR600K
Salary
R115,743 - R524,774  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R57,812  
Profit Sharing
R100.00  
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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R111,755 - R571,024  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R180R360R540
Hourly Rate
R46.00 - R524  
   
Overtime
R35.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R500KR1MR1M
Bonus
R0.00 - R57,812  
   
Profit Sharing
R100.00  
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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R111,755 - R571,024  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Pay by Experience for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $246,000 based on 175 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $358,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $488,000 based on 27 salaries. A Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $564,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R291,397

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Key Stats for Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Late-Career
▲94%

▲68%

▲23%

National Average
R291,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries



▲6%

Python
▲3%

JavaScript
▼0%

ASP.NET Framework
▼0%

National Average
R291,000


SQL
▼7%

Linux
▼8%

▼15%

C
▼17%

C++
▼20%

C#
▼24%

▼25%

▼28%

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 62%