R587,405
Avg. Salary
R460
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R38,550

Bonus

R40,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer in Cape Town is R460 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior Software Engineer in Cape Town is R587,405 per year.

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10%
R460.00
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R0.00
90%
MEDIAN R460.00
R358k
10%
R587k
50%
R819k
90%
MEDIAN R587,405
R357,803 - R818,618
R360K
R590K
R820K
MEDIAN: R587,405
10%
50%
90%
R0R885K
Salary R357,803 - R818,618
Bonus R16,250 - R80,497
Profit Sharing R40,000
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).
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R364,042 - R885,305
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

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

Key Stats for Senior Software Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲17%

▲1%

National Average
R605,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Senior Software Engineer Salaries

▲22%



National Average
R605,000

▼1%

.NET
▼6%


SQL
▼11%

▼15%

C#
▼19%


▼22%

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 53%