The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer is R623,755.
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Job Description for Senior Software Engineer
A senior software engineer typically has a background in computer science, web development, and/or engineering. A bachelor's degree in any of those fields is generally considered a plus, as is experience working in web development. Some abilities they might have are a strong attention to detail, an ability to multitask, and an ability to work independently and on a team. Senior software engineers usually work in an office. They may work with other people to complete projects, but staying focused…Read more
Senior Software Engineer Tasks
- Test and document software for client applications.
- Guide and review work of junior engineers.
- Translate business requirements into technical specifications and help manage project priorities and timelines.
- Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
- Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
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Popular Skills for Senior Software Engineer
C# Programming Language
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Software Engineer
An early career Senior Software Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R500,749 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career Senior Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R618,603 based on 142 salaries. An experienced Senior Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R719,422 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R840,000.
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