Average Software Programmer Salary in South Africa

R200,202
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R16,480
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The average salary for a Software Programmer in South Africa is R200,202.
10%
ZAR 86k
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ZAR 200k
90%
ZAR 437k
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What Are Popular Skills for Software Programmers?

Skills in SQL, C++ Programming Language and JavaScript are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET and C# Programming Language.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Software Programmers?

An entry-level Software Programmer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R162,240 based on 5 salaries. An early career Software Programmer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R216,000 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Software Programmer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R318,000 based on 12 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 51 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.8%
Early Career
66.7%
Mid Career
23.5%