Average Software Developer Salary in Malaysia

RM 49,239
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
RM 5,165
Bonus
RM 2,948
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Developer in Malaysia is RM 49,239.
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MYR 49k
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RM 8k - RM 100k
Bonus
RM 1k - RM 12k
Profit Sharing
RM 384 - RM 10k
Total Pay
RM 14k - RM 104k
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What Do Software Developers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Software Developers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Developers?

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 RM 35,487 based on 44 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of RM 46,941 based on 292 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of RM 73,971 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of RM 78,860 based on 27 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 476 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.2%
Early Career
61.3%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
5.7%