Average Software Developer Salary in India

Rs 478,504
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Rs 48,091
Rs 13,546
Rs 25,581
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The average salary for a Software Developer in India is Rs 478,504.
Rs 206k
Rs 479k
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Rs 206k - Rs 1m
Rs 6k - Rs 192k
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Rs 1k - Rs 295k
Rs 9k - Rs 20k
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Rs 214k - Rs 1m

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Job Description for Software Developer

Software Developer Tasks
  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded, multi-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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The top respondents for the job title Software Developer are from the companies Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Amdocs, Inc,. and Cognizant. Reported salaries are highest at Amdocs, Inc,. where the average pay is Rs 628,389. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and Cognizant, earning around Rs 562,890 and Rs 556,354, respectively. Accenture pays the lowest at around Rs 443,219. InfoSys Limited and Accenture Technology Solutions also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 450,050 and Rs 458,374, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

Skills in Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, C# Programming Language, SQL and JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

An entry-level Software Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 328,986 based on 1,320 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 450,091 based on 7,513 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 780,792 based on 1,566 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,228,145 based on 246 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of Rs 600,000.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 23.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (16.5% more) and Pune, Maharashtra (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ahmedabad, Gujarat (27.1% less), Chennai, Tamil Nadu (9.7% less) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (8.8% less).

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