The average salary for a Junior Software Engineer in South Africa is R197,229.
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Job Description for Junior Software Engineer
A junior software engineer designs codes for new software and also modifies current software. They are responsible for correcting defects and debugging software. They also recommend changes to existing software, as well as develop ideas for implementing future software. A junior software engineer must be able to keep up with rapidly changing computer technology. They must be proficient in Java-based applications, as well as work with a team of other engineers and/or information technology (IT) p…Read more
Junior Software Engineer Tasks
- Assist with research and develop; design software systems and applications.
- Perform engineering level tests to find defects; troubleshoot and debug development and production issues.
- Work closely with the team, and report clearly and accurately to management.
- Troubleshoot, test and validate software issues; resolve issues with due urgency and maintain thorough documentation of all software solutions.
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Popular Skills for Junior Software Engineer
C# Programming Language
Pay by Experience Level for Junior Software Engineer
An entry-level Junior Software Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R178,794 based on 110 salaries. An early career Junior Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R182,248 based on 144 salaries.
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