The average salary for a SQL Developer in South Africa is R335,434.
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Job Description for SQL Developer
A SQL developer, also known as a structured query language developer, supports custom web application development. They implement changes using tables, stored procedures, views, and indexes. They must collaborate with teams and lead developers on code reviews and process enhancement. They also may train staff on SQL coding. SQL developers are responsible for the development, modifications, and organizations of databases. They must be able to provide information services and find new and bette…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for SQL Developer
Microsoft SQL Server
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.
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