Salary Junior Software Engineer

Our data for salaries for junior software engineer has been updated the last time on 2021-10-29. On 2021-10-29 the average salary for a junior software engineer was R 23 250. 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 software engineer are R 300 000 and the lowest are R 258 000. The most common salaries for junior software engineer are between R 258 000 (25%) and R 300 000 (75%) per year.

Converted to a monthly salary, this is a maximum of R 25 000 and a minimum of R 21 500 with the most common monthly salaries for junior software engineer between R 21 500 and R 25 000 per month or R 124 and R 144 per hour.

 
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Highest salary for junior software engineer in regions and cities

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

Eastern Cape – average salary R 23 250

The top cities for junior software engineer in Eastern Cape are:

  1. Kwazulu R 29 260 per month.
  2. East London R 14 873 per month.
  3. Port Elizabeth R 1 959 per month.

Free State – average salary R 23 250

The top cities for junior software engineer in Free State are:

  1. Welkom R 9 051 per month.
  2. Bloemfontein R 4 761 per month.

Gauteng – average salary R 23 250

The top cities for junior software engineer in Gauteng are:

  1. Erasmuskloof R 54 179 per month.
  2. Pretoria West R 35 195 per month.
  3. Carletonville R 32 701 per month.
  4. Sunninghill R 28 020 per month.
  5. Centurion R 23 250 per month.
  6. Pretoria R 23 250 per month.
  7. Ga-Rankuwa R 23 250 per month.
  8. Edenvale R 23 250 per month.
  9. Fourways R 23 250 per month.
  10. Johannesburg North R 20 704 per month.

Kwazulu-Natal – average salary R 23 250

The top cities for junior software engineer in Kwazulu-Natal are:

  1. Mpumalanga R 23 250 per month.
  2. Pinetown R 13 289 per month.
  3. Ballito R 13 289 per month.
  4. Umhlanga R 13 289 per month.
  5. Durban North R 9 806 per month.
  6. Pietermaritzburg R 9 018 per month.
  7. Durban R 8 165 per month.
  8. Phoenix R 7 742 per month.
  9. Hillcrest R 7 533 per month.

Limpopo – average salary R 23 250

The top cities for junior software engineer in Limpopo are:

  1. Polokwane R 4 264 per month.

Mpumalanga – average salary R 23 250

The top cities for junior software engineer in Mpumalanga are:

  1. Hazyview R 25 512 per month.
  2. Kruger National Park R 22 961 per month.
  3. Nelspruit R 7 867 per month.
  4. Middelburg R 7 767 per month.
  5. Witbank R 7 433 per month.

North West – average salary R 23 250

The top cities for junior software engineer in North West are:

  1. Klerksdorp R 27 597 per month.
  2. Rustenburg R 21 882 per month.
  3. Brits R 14 698 per month.
  4. Potchefstroom R 8 851 per month.
  5. Mafikeng R 4 308 per month.

Northern Cape – average salary R 23 250

The top cities for junior software engineer in Northern Cape are:

  1. Kimberley R 18 346 per month.

Western Cape – average salary R 23 250

The top cities for junior software engineer in Western Cape are:

  1. Knysna R 23 250 per month.
  2. Table View R 23 250 per month.
  3. Cape Winelands R 22 945 per month.
  4. Helderberg R 22 729 per month.
  5. West Coast R 22 729 per month.
  6. Durbanville R 21 473 per month.
  7. Goodwood R 20 218 per month.
  8. Somerset West R 17 012 per month.
  9. Montague Gardens R 16 993 per month.

Salary junior software engineer per year, month and hour

If you prefer to look at the salaries for junior software engineer 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 279 000 R 23 250 R 134,13
Free State R 279 000 R 23 250 R 134,13
Gauteng R 279 000 R 23 250 R 134,13
KwaZulu-Natal R 279 000 R 23 250 R 134,13
Limpopo R 279 000 R 23 250 R 134,13
Mpumalanga R 279 000 R 23 250 R 134,13
North West R 279 000 R 23 250 R 134,13
Northern Cape R 279 000 R 23 250 R 134,13
Western Cape R 279 000 R 23 250 R 134,13

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