Average SQL Developer Salary in South Africa

R335,434
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R29,885
Bonus
R17,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a SQL Developer in South Africa is R335,434.
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R108k
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R335k
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R656k
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MEDIAN R335,434
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Salary
R108k - R656k
Bonus
R10k - R77k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R18k
Total Pay
R116k - R678k

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Job Description for SQL Developer

SQL Developer Tasks
  • Test and document software.
  • Analyze requirements and transform them into technical designs.
  • Write, modify, and debug software.
  • Design and develop application components.

Popular Employer Salaries for SQL Developer

The top respondents for the job title SQL Developer are from the companies City of Cape Town, Nimble Group and Tial Technologies. Reported salaries are highest at City of Cape Town where the average pay is R330,916. Tial Technologies pays the lowest at around R256,840.

Career Paths

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SQL Developer
Business Intelligence (BI) Developer
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Popular Skills for SQL Developer

Skills in Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SQL and Transact-SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for SQL Developer

An entry-level SQL Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R120,000 based on 10 salaries. An early career SQL Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R264,977 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career SQL Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R434,344 based on 70 salaries. An experienced SQL Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R595,728 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R785,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 239 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.2%
Early Career
49.8%
Mid Career
29.3%
Experienced
13.0%
Late Career
3.8%