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IT Consultancy Average Salaries in South Africa 2019

How much money does a person working in IT Consultancy make in South Africa?

31,973 ZAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in IT Consultancy in South Africa typically earns around 31,973 ZAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different IT Consultancy jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Advertising Account Planner28,831 ZAR
Application Consultant35,829 ZAR
Business Process Consultant32,195 ZAR
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant31,870 ZAR
Information Program Director40,212 ZAR
Information Services Consultant33,477 ZAR
Information Technology Consultant31,445 ZAR
SAP Consultant32,728 ZAR
Sharepoint Consultant30,926 ZAR
Systems Consultant32,726 ZAR
Technical Consultant32,759 ZAR
Test Analyst31,062 ZAR
Testing Manager37,798 ZAR

IT Consultancy Jobs Salary Distribution in South Africa

Median and salary distribution monthly South Africa IT Consultancy

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The IT Consultancy salaries in South Africa range between 27,418 ZAR per month (minimum salary) to 37,455 ZAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 31,333 ZAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in IT Consultancy are earning less than 31,333 ZAR while the other half are earning more than 31,333 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 IT Consultancy are earning less than 26,438 ZAR while 75% of them are earning more than 26,438 ZAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in IT Consultancy are earning less than 33,018 ZAR while 25% are earning more than 33,018 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

IT Consultancy Salary Forecast and Trend in South Africa

How do IT Consultancy salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly South Africa IT Consultancy
Average Salary 2016    =  
29,433 ZAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
30,522 ZAR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
31,102 ZAR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
31,973 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
IT Consultancy 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 3% 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.

IT Consultancy Hourly Average Wage in South Africa

184 ZAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in South Africa for IT Consultancy is 184 ZAR. This means that the average person in South Africa earns approximatly 184 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.

IT Consultancy VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between IT Consultancy and Information Technology monthly South AfricaWe 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

CityAverage Salary
Bloemfontein31,053 ZAR
Cape Town37,204 ZAR
Durban35,548 ZAR
Johannesburg34,228 ZAR
Port Elizabeth32,291 ZAR
Pretoria33,584 ZAR
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