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Job Description for Senior Software Engineer
A senior software engineer typically has a background in computer science, web development, and/or engineering. A bachelor's degree in any of those fields is generally considered a plus, as is experience working in web development. Some abilities they might have are a strong attention to detail, an ability to multitask, and an ability to work independently and on a team. Senior software engineers usually work in an office. They may work with other people to complete projects, but staying focused…Read more
Senior Software Engineer Tasks
- Test and document software for client applications.
- Guide and review work of junior engineers.
- Translate business requirements into technical specifications and help manage project priorities and timelines.
- Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
- Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Software Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Senior Software Engineer are from the companies HCL Technologies Ltd., Accenture Technology Solutions and Accenture. Reported salaries are highest at Cognizant where the average pay is ₹926,954. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Accenture Technology Solutions and Techmahindra Ltd, earning around ₹778,171 and ₹741,599, respectively. Capgemini pays the lowest at around ₹443,919. InfoSys Limited and HCL Technologies Ltd. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹501,048 and ₹522,488, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Software Engineer
C# Programming Language
Skills in Java and Java/J2EE are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C# Programming Language, .NET and SQL.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer
An entry-level Senior Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹500,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Senior Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹775,062 based on 1,211 salaries. A mid-career Senior Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,009,169 based on 1,847 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,450,063 based on 180 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Senior Software Engineer in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 10.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Pune, Maharashtra (5.1% more) and Gurgaon, Haryana (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (16.9% less), Mumbai, Maharashtra (12.7% less) and Noida, Uttar Pradesh (2.4% less).
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