A Senior Software Engineer at Cognizant earns an average salary of Rs 699,672 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Java/J2EE and Oracle. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

Rs 493,052 - Rs 1,068,399
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Salary Rs 493,052 - Rs 1,068,399
Bonus Rs 19,727 - Rs 72,526
Profit Sharing Rs 0.00 - Rs 489,357
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Rs 528,532 - Rs 1,116,026
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 195

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 and working alone is typical.

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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.

Senior Software Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 733,732

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

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
52%
10-19 years
7%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲47%

▲1%

National Average
Rs 734,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲9%

Oracle
▲8%

jQuery
▲7%

Microsoft SQL Server
▲7%

HTML
▲7%

SQL
▲5%

C# Programming Language
▲3%

National Average
Rs 734,000

▼4%

C#
▼4%

.NET
▼4%

▼5%

ASP.NET Framework
▼5%

JavaScript
▼5%

UNIX
▼9%

PL/SQL
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
52%
10-19 years
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 10%