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Information Technology Average Salaries in Cape Town 2019

How much money does a person working in Information Technology make in Cape Town?

35,367 ZAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Information Technology in Cape Town typically earns around 35,367 ZAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Information Technology 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
2nd Line Systems Engineer33,913 ZAR
ABAP Developer32,451 ZAR
Advertising Account Planner30,128 ZAR
Android Developer29,463 ZAR
Angular Developer30,702 ZAR
Application Consultant38,644 ZAR
Applications System Specialist31,163 ZAR
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist37,722 ZAR
Artificial Intelligence Developer36,624 ZAR
AS400 Programmer35,505 ZAR
Assistant Information Technology Manager42,235 ZAR
Assistant Service Delivery Manager39,860 ZAR
Avaloq Developer31,866 ZAR
BizTalk Developer 33,431 ZAR
Blockchain Associate34,419 ZAR
Blockchain Developer30,762 ZAR
Build and Release Engineer33,172 ZAR
Business Intelligence Analyst37,148 ZAR
Business Intelligence Developer36,843 ZAR
Business Objects Developer33,581 ZAR
Business Process Consultant36,696 ZAR
Business Systems Analyst31,270 ZAR
C# Developer31,708 ZAR
C++ Developer36,302 ZAR
Capacity Planning Manager46,616 ZAR
Change Administrator31,285 ZAR
Chief Information Security Officer50,533 ZAR
Client Delivery Manager46,560 ZAR
CMS Developer30,369 ZAR
Computer Animator29,827 ZAR
Computer Hardware Engineer30,369 ZAR
Computer Networks Architect34,804 ZAR
Computer Operator24,574 ZAR
Computer Technician27,080 ZAR
Copy Editor27,582 ZAR
CRM Application Administrator32,792 ZAR
Cross Platform Security Manager39,957 ZAR
Curam Developer28,163 ZAR
Data Analyst33,581 ZAR
Data Architect34,351 ZAR
Data Center Technician29,463 ZAR
Data Entry Supervisor27,461 ZAR
Data Manager36,646 ZAR
Data Modeling Analyst34,769 ZAR
Data Quality Analyst32,653 ZAR
Data Security Analyst32,811 ZAR
Data Security Manager40,312 ZAR
Data Warehousing Manager37,107 ZAR
Data Warehousing Specialist33,384 ZAR
Database Administration Manager38,798 ZAR
Database Administrator34,507 ZAR
Database Analyst37,868 ZAR
Database Developer35,376 ZAR
Database Report Writer34,574 ZAR
Delivery Manager34,376 ZAR
Developer / Programmer31,201 ZAR
Development Manager40,439 ZAR
Director of Application Development45,014 ZAR
Director of Technology52,698 ZAR
Disaster Recovery Analyst34,442 ZAR
Documentation Specialist30,556 ZAR
E-Commerce Manager41,563 ZAR
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst42,047 ZAR
E-Commerce Marketing Manager43,861 ZAR
E-Commerce Sales Manager43,644 ZAR
E-Commerce Strategy Manager48,913 ZAR
Enterprise Architecture Manager42,110 ZAR
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect38,337 ZAR
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager50,923 ZAR
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant36,685 ZAR
ERP Analyst35,368 ZAR
ERP Project Manager45,678 ZAR
Ethical Hacker30,326 ZAR
Financial Systems Manager50,607 ZAR
Flash Developer28,547 ZAR
Front End Developer27,857 ZAR
Full Stack Developer33,332 ZAR
Functional Analyst35,805 ZAR
Game Developer32,285 ZAR
GIS Analyst32,326 ZAR
GIS Developer32,223 ZAR
Global BI Analyst38,779 ZAR
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer30,677 ZAR
Graphics Programmer30,191 ZAR
Graphics Web Designer28,005 ZAR
Hardware Design Engineer33,431 ZAR
Hardware Engineering Manager49,766 ZAR
Hardware Technician25,566 ZAR
Head of Development48,527 ZAR
Help Desk Analyst34,442 ZAR
Help Desk Manager33,519 ZAR
Help Desk Support24,711 ZAR
Helpdesk Manager38,084 ZAR
Imaging Programmer29,341 ZAR
Informatics Optimization Specialist35,354 ZAR
Information Assurance Analyst36,234 ZAR
Information Program Director44,449 ZAR
Information Security Administrator34,147 ZAR
Information Security Analyst35,238 ZAR
Information Security Engineer31,650 ZAR
Information Security Manager42,110 ZAR
Information Security Specialist36,830 ZAR
Information Services Consultant36,824 ZAR
Information Technology Administrator27,745 ZAR
Information Technology Asset Manager43,536 ZAR
Information Technology Consultant34,233 ZAR
Information Technology Coordinator28,857 ZAR
Information Technology Director56,838 ZAR
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer29,341 ZAR
Information Technology Manager51,260 ZAR
Information Technology Operations Manager50,233 ZAR
Information Technology Product Manager45,491 ZAR
Information Technology Project Administrator29,208 ZAR
Information Technology Project Coordinator36,540 ZAR
Information Technology Project Leader39,261 ZAR
Information Technology Project Manager43,367 ZAR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager40,189 ZAR
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)36,217 ZAR
Information Technology Quality Specialist35,465 ZAR
Information Technology Support23,642 ZAR
Information Technology Team Leader40,220 ZAR
Information Technology Trainer34,090 ZAR
Information Technology Training Analyst33,801 ZAR
Interface Design Manager45,142 ZAR
Interface Designer27,069 ZAR
IOS Developer33,190 ZAR
Java Developer32,866 ZAR
Javascript Developer31,701 ZAR
Lead Developer36,091 ZAR
Linux Administrator34,490 ZAR
Lotus Domino Administrator36,805 ZAR
Lotus Notes Developer33,515 ZAR
Mail Server Administrator33,172 ZAR
Major Incident Manager39,475 ZAR
Managed Service Specialist34,187 ZAR
Microsystems Engineer35,700 ZAR
Mobile Developer32,017 ZAR
Multimedia Developer29,705 ZAR
Multimedia Services Manager37,495 ZAR
Network Administration Team Lead40,562 ZAR
Network Administrator29,098 ZAR
Network Analyst32,609 ZAR
Network and Infrastructure Manager47,297 ZAR
Network Engineer29,894 ZAR
Network Engineering Manager38,037 ZAR
Network Security Systems Manager39,038 ZAR
Network Specialist35,233 ZAR
Network Technician26,638 ZAR
Nodejs Developer36,483 ZAR
NT Systems Administrator31,326 ZAR
Numerical Control Programmer28,069 ZAR
Online Banking Manager51,121 ZAR
Online Banking Specialist43,075 ZAR
OPS Manager38,349 ZAR
Oracle Database Administrator33,451 ZAR
Oracle Developer36,110 ZAR
Perl Developer30,481 ZAR
PHP Developer30,070 ZAR
Python Developer35,700 ZAR
Records Manager28,743 ZAR
Remedy Developer27,295 ZAR
Reporting Analyst34,826 ZAR
Ruby Developer31,163 ZAR
Salesforce Administrator34,177 ZAR
Salesforce Developer26,971 ZAR
SAP Consultant36,550 ZAR
SAS Programmer29,950 ZAR
Scrum Master28,645 ZAR
SEO Associate28,298 ZAR
SEO Manager43,410 ZAR
Service Delivery Manager43,502 ZAR
Service Level Manager44,752 ZAR
Service Support Lead33,375 ZAR
SharePoint Administrator32,459 ZAR
Sharepoint Consultant34,376 ZAR
Sharepoint Developer30,808 ZAR
Shift Leader36,843 ZAR
SOA Analyst36,703 ZAR
SOC Engineer34,574 ZAR
Software Analyst33,332 ZAR
Software Architect34,283 ZAR
Software Development Manager39,105 ZAR
Software Engineer33,224 ZAR
Software QA Engineer30,889 ZAR
Software Sales30,451 ZAR
Software Specialist28,977 ZAR
Software Support Engineer27,407 ZAR
Software Test Engineer30,821 ZAR
Solutions Architect38,281 ZAR
Storage Engineer28,069 ZAR
Supervisor31,076 ZAR
Support Analyst31,497 ZAR
Support Specialist36,906 ZAR
System Administrator29,950 ZAR
Systems Analyst34,235 ZAR
Systems Architect33,637 ZAR
Systems Consultant38,037 ZAR
Systems Engineer26,957 ZAR
Systems Integrator34,419 ZAR
Technical Analyst31,180 ZAR
Technical Consultant36,406 ZAR
Technical Manager38,334 ZAR
Technical Project Manager45,403 ZAR
Technical Sales34,503 ZAR
Technical Trainer34,789 ZAR
Technical Writer32,113 ZAR
Technology Business Analyst36,342 ZAR
Technology Director41,157 ZAR
Technology Specialist35,665 ZAR
Teradata Developer28,869 ZAR
Test Analyst32,494 ZAR
Tester28,976 ZAR
Testing Manager42,187 ZAR
TIBCO Developer29,656 ZAR
UNIX Administrator35,326 ZAR
Usability Engineer31,533 ZAR
User Experience Consultant39,258 ZAR
User Experience Design Expert36,540 ZAR
User Experience Designer30,313 ZAR
User Experience Researcher37,967 ZAR
User Interface Designer33,781 ZAR
VB Developer28,032 ZAR
VB.NET Developer30,880 ZAR
Video Game Designer31,300 ZAR
Visual Information Specialist32,158 ZAR
Web Applications Manager39,911 ZAR
Web Content Specialist37,296 ZAR
Web Designer31,528 ZAR
Web Developer30,634 ZAR
Web Editor27,154 ZAR
Web Project Manager37,382 ZAR
Web Promotions Specialist34,147 ZAR
Web Security Administrator33,942 ZAR
Web Security Manager44,103 ZAR
Web Support Analyst26,784 ZAR
Web Writer26,974 ZAR
Webmaster29,905 ZAR
Windows System Administrator30,326 ZAR
Wireless Consultant36,550 ZAR
Writer and Documentor30,677 ZAR

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Cape Town

Median and salary distribution monthly Cape Town Information Technology

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Information Technology salaries in Cape Town range between 5,165 ZAR per month (minimum salary) to 56,168 ZAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 35,721 ZAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 35,721 ZAR while the other half are earning more than 35,721 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 Information Technology are earning less than 18,399 ZAR while 75% of them are earning more than 18,399 ZAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 46,863 ZAR while 25% are earning more than 46,863 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

Information Technology Salary Forecast and Trend in Cape Town

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly Cape Town Information Technology
Average Salary 2016    =  
32,557 ZAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
33,762 ZAR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
34,707 ZAR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
35,367 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Information Technology salaries in Cape Town are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% 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.

Information Technology Hourly Average Wage in Cape Town

204 ZAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Cape Town for Information Technology is 204 ZAR. This means that the average person in Cape Town earns approximatly 204 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.

Information Technology VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Information Technology and Information Technology monthly Cape TownWe compared Cape Town salaries for Information Technology and All Jobs and we found that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.

Cape Town VS South Africa

Salary Comparison Between Cape Town and South Africa monthly Information TechnologyWe compared Information Technology salaries in Cape Town and South Africa and we found that Cape Town salaries are 16% more than those of South Africa.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bloemfontein29,520 ZAR
Cape Town35,367 ZAR
Durban33,793 ZAR
Johannesburg32,538 ZAR
Port Elizabeth30,696 ZAR
Pretoria31,925 ZAR
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