Average Software Developer Salary in New Zealand

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The average salary for a Software Developer in New Zealand is NZ$64,027.
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NZ$48k - NZ$91k
NZ$401 - NZ$8k
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NZ$2 - NZ$9k
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NZ$46k - NZ$96k

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Job Description for Software Developer

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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Popular Employer Salaries for Software Developer

The top respondents for the job title Software Developer are from the companies Datacom, Xero Limited and Provoke Solutions Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Xero Limited where the average pay is NZ$79,950. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Telogis, earning around NZ$73,698. Provoke Solutions Ltd pays the lowest at around NZ$53,000. Datacom also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying NZ$58,249.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

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 NZ$51,647 based on 96 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$59,959 based on 671 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$77,070 based on 238 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$87,145 based on 112 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$91,325.

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