The average salary for a Software Engineer in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu is Rs 319,186 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are UNIX and Java/J2EE. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

Rs 196,087 - Rs 587,254
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MEDIAN: Rs 423,000
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Salary Rs 196,087 - Rs 587,254
Bonus Rs 32,500
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Rs 196,087 - Rs 587,254
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Software Engineer

In the world of software design and development, a software engineer plays a key role. The engineer is typically the person who helps to develop the ways that software functions created by a software design team will work. The software engineer will work with designers to help consolidate disparate program functions into a unified whole. The engineer also works with programmers and coders to help map out various programming tasks and smaller functions, which are then combined into larger, functioning programs or new features for existing software.

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Software Engineer Tasks

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

Software Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
8%

Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲45%

National Average
Rs 423,000

▼24%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

UNIX
▲9%

National Average
Rs 423,000

Java/J2EE
▼14%

C++
▼18%

Visual Basic (VB)
▼18%

C
▼19%

Java
▼23%

.NET
▼24%

Oracle
▼24%

SQL
▼25%

C#
▼26%

ASP.NET
▼26%

PL/SQL
▼26%

Microsoft SQL Server
▼27%

HTML
▼29%

PHP
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 14%