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Average Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer Salary in India

₹861,061
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
₹79,811
Bonus
₹17,500
Commission
₹52,448
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The average salary for a Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in India is ₹861,061.
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₹424k
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₹861k
90%
₹2m
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₹424k - ₹2m
Bonus
₹19k - ₹245k
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₹3k - ₹554k
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Popular Employer Salaries for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer

The top respondents for the job title Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer are from the companies Tata Consultancy Services Limited, Cognizant and Accenture. Reported salaries are highest at Cognizant where the average pay is ₹857,177. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp and Tata Consultancy Services Limited, earning around ₹823,645 and ₹816,227, respectively. HCL Technologies Ltd. pays the lowest at around ₹667,978. Wipro Technologies Ltd. and Accenture Technology Solutions also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹706,678 and ₹746,020, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers?

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.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmers?

An entry-level Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹485,782 based on 88 salaries. An early career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹678,298 based on 2,635 salaries. A mid-career Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹954,353 based on 4,537 salaries. An experienced Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,419,938 based on 862 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₹1,615,827.
Employees with Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gurgaon, Haryana (13.4% more) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (5.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ahmedabad, Gujarat (29.5% less), Chennai, Tamil Nadu (13.4% less) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (8.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 8,143 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.1%
Early Career
32.4%
Mid Career
55.7%
Experienced
10.6%
Late Career
0.3%

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