Average Software Developer with Java Skills Salary in South Africa

R348,749
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R29,118
Bonus
R12,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Software Developer with Java skills in South Africa is R348,749.
10%
R123k
MEDIAN
R349k
90%
R510k
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Salary
R123k - R510k
Bonus
R3k - R59k
Profit Sharing
R126 - R23k
Total Pay
R144k - R522k

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Job Description for Software Developer

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.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

Skills that pay less than market rate include ASP.NET Framework, .NET, JavaScript, SQL and 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 R198,000 based on 14 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R339,706 based on 73 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R397,845 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R610,545 based on 8 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 139 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.1%
Early Career
52.5%
Mid Career
31.7%
Experienced
5.8%