How much money does a person working in Developers and Programmers make in South Africa?
27,630 ZAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Developers and Programmers in South Africa typically earns around 27,630 ZAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Developers and Programmers jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.
Salaries for specific jobs
|ABAP Developer||27,654 ZAR|
|Android Developer||28,855 ZAR|
|Angular Developer||28,455 ZAR|
|AS400 Programmer||31,351 ZAR|
|Avaloq Developer||28,409 ZAR|
|BizTalk Developer ||31,458 ZAR|
|Build and Release Engineer||30,013 ZAR|
|Business Intelligence Developer||32,495 ZAR|
|Business Objects Developer||28,306 ZAR|
|C# Developer||30,141 ZAR|
|C++ Developer||32,685 ZAR|
|CMS Developer||25,497 ZAR|
|Curam Developer||26,922 ZAR|
|Developer / Programmer||29,359 ZAR|
|Flash Developer||28,128 ZAR|
|Front End Developer||26,604 ZAR|
|Full Stack Developer||31,536 ZAR|
|Game Developer||29,638 ZAR|
|GIS Developer||30,463 ZAR|
|Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer||28,579 ZAR|
|Graphics Programmer||28,965 ZAR|
|Imaging Programmer||28,607 ZAR|
|IOS Developer||29,728 ZAR|
|Java Developer||30,317 ZAR|
|Lead Developer||31,186 ZAR|
|Mobile Developer||28,810 ZAR|
|Multimedia Developer||28,662 ZAR|
|Nodejs Developer||31,723 ZAR|
|Oracle Developer||32,995 ZAR|
|Perl Developer||27,844 ZAR|
|PHP Developer||28,717 ZAR|
|Python Developer||31,986 ZAR|
|Remedy Developer||24,813 ZAR|
|Ruby Developer||27,502 ZAR|
|Salesforce Developer||25,758 ZAR|
|SAS Programmer||29,643 ZAR|
|Sharepoint Developer||28,299 ZAR|
|Software Development Manager||33,280 ZAR|
|Software QA Engineer||27,504 ZAR|
|Software Test Engineer||25,979 ZAR|
|Teradata Developer||26,245 ZAR|
|TIBCO Developer||27,496 ZAR|
|User Experience Designer||27,143 ZAR|
|VB Developer||25,361 ZAR|
|VB.NET Developer||29,194 ZAR|
Developers and Programmers Jobs Salary Distribution in South Africa
Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles
The Developers and Programmers salaries in South Africa range between 23,169 ZAR per month (minimum salary) to 33,210 ZAR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 28,735 ZAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Developers and Programmers are earning less than 28,735 ZAR while the other half are earning more than 28,735 ZAR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.
Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Developers and Programmers are earning less than 23,357 ZAR while 75% of them are earning more than 23,357 ZAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Developers and Programmers are earning less than 33,450 ZAR while 25% are earning more than 33,450 ZAR.
What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?
Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary
Developers and Programmers Salary Forecast and Trend in South Africa
How do Developers and Programmers salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.
|Average Salary 2016|| = |
|Average Salary 2017|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2018|| +4% |
|Average Salary 2019|| +4% |
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Developers and Programmers salaries in South Africa are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.
Developers and Programmers Hourly Average Wage in South Africa
159 ZAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage
The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in South Africa for Developers and Programmers is 159 ZAR. This means that the average person in South Africa earns approximatly 159 ZAR for every worked hour.
Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )
The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.
Developers and Programmers VS Other Jobs
We compared South Africa salaries for Information Technology and All Jobs and we found that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.
Salary Comparison By City
|Cape Town||32,151 ZAR|
|Port Elizabeth||27,905 ZAR|
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