The average salary for a Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer is R260,589 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Python is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

R107,702 - R541,920
(Median)
R110K
R260K
R540K
MEDIAN: R260,588
10%
50%
90%

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R52.71 - R542
(Median)
R53
R200
R540
MEDIAN: R199.00
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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R0R200KR400KR600K
Salary
R107,702 - R541,920  
   
Bonus
R0.00 - R59,800  
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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R109,109 - R587,282  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 201
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.
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R0R190R380R570
Hourly Rate
R52.71 - R542  
   
Overtime
R47.50  
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.
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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R0.00 - R59,800  
   
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).
)
R109,109 - R587,282  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: R273,743

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Experience Affects Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 119%

Late-Career
up arrow 94%


National Average
R274,000


Skills That Affect Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salaries

Python
up arrow 38%

.NET
up arrow 9%


ASP.NET Framework
up arrow 6%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 1%

National Average
R274,000

Linux
up arrow 2%

SQL
up arrow 5%

JavaScript
up arrow 7%


C
up arrow 12%

up arrow 13%

C++
up arrow 15%

C#
up arrow 19%

up arrow 19%

ASP.NET
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 34%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 66%
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