Salary Junior Developer

Our data for salaries for junior developer has been updated the last time on 2021-10-29. On 2021-10-29 the average salary for a junior developer was R 21 796. The data on Jobsking.com has been composed by data analysts from millions of vacancies combined with own data.

The highest measured yearly salaries for junior developer are R 360 000 and the lowest are R 96 000. The most common salaries for junior developer are between R 180 000 (25%) and R 360 000 (75%) per year.

Converted to a monthly salary, this is a maximum of R 30 000 and a minimum of R 8 000 with the most common monthly salaries for junior developer between R 15 000 and R 30 000 per month or R 86 and R 173 per hour.

 
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Highest salary for junior developer in regions and cities

We see a large discrepancy in the salaries for junior developer based on regions and cities. Below the salaries for junior developer are compared:

Eastern Cape – average salary R 16 680

The top cities for junior developer in Eastern Cape are:

  1. Kwazulu R 27 430 per month.
  2. East London R 13 943 per month.
  3. Port Elizabeth R 1 837 per month.

Free State – average salary R 8 000

The top cities for junior developer in Free State are:

  1. Welkom R 8 485 per month.

Gauteng – average salary R 30 000

The top cities for junior developer in Gauteng are:

  1. Erasmuskloof R 50 791 per month.
  2. Pretoria West R 32 995 per month.
  3. Carletonville R 30 656 per month.
  4. Sunninghill R 26 268 per month.
  5. Edenvale R 21 796 per month.
  6. Centurion R 21 796 per month.
  7. Pretoria R 21 796 per month.
  8. Linbro Park R 21 796 per month.
  9. Johannesburg North R 19 409 per month.

Kwazulu-Natal – average salary R 9 000

The top cities for junior developer in Kwazulu-Natal are:

  1. Mpumalanga R 21 796 per month.
  2. Pinetown R 12 458 per month.
  3. Ballito R 12 458 per month.
  4. Umhlanga R 12 458 per month.
  5. Durban North R 9 193 per month.
  6. Pietermaritzburg R 8 454 per month.
  7. Phoenix R 7 258 per month.
  8. Hillcrest R 7 062 per month.

Limpopo – average salary R 16 680

The top cities for junior developer in Limpopo are:

  1. Polokwane R 3 997 per month.

Mpumalanga – average salary R 16 680

The top cities for junior developer in Mpumalanga are:

  1. Hazyview R 23 917 per month.
  2. Kruger National Park R 21 526 per month.
  3. Nelspruit R 7 375 per month.
  4. Middelburg R 7 282 per month.
  5. Witbank R 6 968 per month.

North West – average salary R 16 680

The top cities for junior developer in North West are:

  1. Klerksdorp R 25 872 per month.
  2. Rustenburg R 20 514 per month.
  3. Brits R 13 779 per month.
  4. Potchefstroom R 8 297 per month.
  5. Mafikeng R 4 038 per month.

Northern Cape – average salary R 16 680

The top cities for junior developer in Northern Cape are:

  1. Kimberley R 17 199 per month.

Western Cape – average salary R 19 722

The top cities for junior developer in Western Cape are:

  1. Table View R 21 796 per month.
  2. Knysna R 21 796 per month.
  3. Cape Winelands R 21 510 per month.
  4. Helderberg R 21 308 per month.
  5. West Coast R 21 308 per month.
  6. Durbanville R 20 131 per month.
  7. Goodwood R 18 954 per month.
  8. Somerset West R 15 948 per month.
  9. Cape Town R 15 000 per month.

Salary junior developer per year, month and hour

If you prefer to look at the salaries for junior developer based on year salaries or per hour, then you can compare those in the following chart with the monthly salaries and broken down by region.

Region Yearly Salary Monthly Salary Hourly Salary
Eastern Cape R 200 000 R 16 680 R 96,23
Free State R 96 000 R 8 000 R 46,15
Gauteng R 360 000 R 30 000 R 173,08
KwaZulu-Natal R 108 000 R 9 000 R 51,92
Limpopo R 200 000 R 16 680 R 96,23
Mpumalanga R 200 000 R 16 680 R 96,23
North West R 200 000 R 16 680 R 96,23
Northern Cape R 200 000 R 16 680 R 96,23
Western Cape R 237 000 R 19 722 R 113,78

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