R563,285
Avg. Salary
R312
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R41,074

Bonus

R25,025

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer is R312 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer is R563,285 per year.

R193.92
10%
R311.99
50%
R561.71
90%
MEDIAN R311.99
R373k
10%
R563k
50%
R772k
90%
MEDIAN R563,285
R372,980 - R771,942
R370K
R560K
R770K
MEDIAN: R563,285
10%
50%
90%
R194 - R562
R190
R310
R560
MEDIAN: R312
10%
50%
90%
R0R834K
Salary R372,980 - R771,942
Bonus R19,290 - R82,008
Profit Sharing R25,025
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
R388,811 - R834,627
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 14 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 207
Hourly Data R0R561
Hourly Rate R194 - R562
Overtime R342
Annual Data R0R834K
Bonus R19,290 - R82,008
Profit Sharing R25,025
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
R388,811 - R834,627
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 14 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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 and working alone is typical.

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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.

Senior Software Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

-7%

-8%

-9%

-11%

National Average: R590,904

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
5-9 years
82%
10-19 years
18%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

C++
▲4%


▲1%

National Average
R591,000

▼2%

SQL
▼7%


▼8%

▼12%



C#
▼16%

▼21%

▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 35%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 64%