The average pay for a Software Engineer at Cognizant is Rs 530,664 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are HTML, Java/J2EE, and Mainframe.

Rs 289,485 - Rs 840,778
Rs 290K
Rs 530K
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MEDIAN: Rs 527,929
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Salary Rs 289,485 - Rs 840,778
Bonus Rs 5,000 - Rs 69,996
Profit Sharing Rs 7,500
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Rs 301,438 - Rs 861,587
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 104

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 547,787

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

Key Stats for Software Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
1%

Experience Affects Software Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
Rs 548,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Software Engineer Salaries

HTML
▲37%

▲22%

Mainframe
▲14%

JavaScript
▲6%

National Average
Rs 548,000

Spring
▼1%

Oracle
▼2%

jQuery
▼3%

PL/SQL
▼4%

C#
▼7%

ASP.NET
▼7%

▼27%

.NET
▼28%

SQL
▼31%

C
▼43%

C programming Language
▼45%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 13%