Average Software Engineer Salary at Cognizant in India

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The average salary for a Software Engineer at Cognizant in India is ₹617,250.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Software Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Software Engineer are from the companies Tata Consultancy Services Limited, HCL Technologies Ltd. and Accenture Technology Solutions. Reported salaries are highest at Cisco Systems Inc where the average pay is ₹1,247,059. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Accenture Technology Solutions and Accenture, earning around ₹447,719 and ₹443,607, respectively. Capgemini pays the lowest at around ₹323,040. Techmahindra Ltd and HCL Technologies Ltd. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹371,771 and ₹376,723, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Engineer

Skills in JavaScript, Java and Java/J2EE are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include PL/SQL and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Engineer

An entry-level Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹280,000 based on 3 salaries. An early career Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹549,118 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹740,389 based on 38 salaries.
Employees with Software Engineer in their job title in Pune, Maharashtra earn an average of 15.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (9.4% more) and Bangalore, Karnataka (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kolkata, West Bengal (20.9% less), Kochi, Kerala (19.0% less) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (2.8% less).

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