An Associate Software Engineer at Cognizant earns an average salary of Rs 596,341 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are C# Programming Language, jQuery, Hibernate, and ASP. NET Framework. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

Rs 405,102 - Rs 861,863
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MEDIAN: Rs 603,108
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Salary Rs 405,102 - Rs 861,863
Bonus Rs 29,003 - Rs 51,303
Profit Sharing Rs 37,500
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Rs 444,343 - Rs 887,670
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 176

Job Description for Associate Software Engineer

Associate software engineers may work in developing software either as a product for use by the public or for private use within a business. While they tend to be on the lower or beginner rungs of their particular industry, companies in need of software engineers will often hire them due to the fact that they are more affordable than more senior software engineers. However, working as an associate software engineer is usually a stepping stone to higher positions and fulfilling careers in software engineering.

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Associate Software Engineer Tasks

  • Design, deploy and support best in class software development processes and tools.
  • Define the module specific requirements for software development projects.
  • Develop coding and design tasks to ensure software meets specified performance and reliability requirements.
  • Conduct systems programming and systems support activities.

Associate Software Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 631,994

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Cognizant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Associate Software Engineer at Cognizant?

Associate Software Engineer in Chennai:
"Very slow growth."
Pros: Availability of job itself.
Cons: Leaders not passing the clarity to team members about the work. Focus is only on securing their own job.

Associate Software Engineer in Pune:
"Good."
Pros: Good work life balance.
Cons: Salary.

Associate Software Engineer in Bangalore:
"Good."
Pros: Good growth.
Cons: Salary package.

Key Stats for Associate Software Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
1%

Experience Affects Associate Software Engineer Salaries

▲11%

National Average
Rs 632,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Associate Software Engineer Salaries

C# Programming Language
▲16%

jQuery
▲13%

Hibernate
▲11%

ASP.NET Framework
▲11%

▲3%

▲2%

HTML
▲1%

National Average
Rs 632,000

▼1%

C#
▼1%

Spring
▼3%

Data Warehouse
▼6%

PL/SQL
▼9%

SQL
▼11%

▼12%

System Testing
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 13%