The average salary for a Software Developer is R308,167.
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Job Description for Software Developer
Software developers develop computer applications that allow users to perform specific tasks on computers or other devices. They may also develop or customize existing systems that run devices or control networks. Most of the time, software developers work in an office. A bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, information technology, or other relevant majors is often required. They are required to have relevant job experience. They must be familiar with various comput…Read more
Software Developer Tasks
- Test and document software for client applications.
- Write code to create single-threaded, multi-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
- Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
- Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
Popular Employer Salaries for Software Developer
The top respondents for the job title Software Developer are from the companies BBD, EOH and Absa. Reported salaries are highest at Business Connexion where the average pay is R455,157. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Absa and Derivco (Pty) Ltd, earning around R448,000 and R431,651, respectively. Sanlam pays the lowest at around R301,389. EOH and BBD also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R323,999 and R402,595, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Software Developer
C# Programming Language
Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer
An entry-level Software Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R207,414 based on 239 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R283,694 based on 970 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R411,316 based on 414 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R570,297 based on 144 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R550,957.
Years of Experience
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