Salary Senior Developer

Our data for salaries for senior developer has been updated the last time on 2021-10-29. On 2021-10-29 the average salary for a senior developer was R 46 047. 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 senior developer are R 1 009 000 and the lowest are R 59 000. The most common salaries for senior developer are between R 344 000 (25%) and R 725 000 (75%) per year.

Converted to a monthly salary, this is a maximum of R 84 066 and a minimum of R 4 916 with the most common monthly salaries for senior developer between R 28 625 and R 60 416 per month or R 165 and R 348 per hour.

 
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Highest salary for senior developer in regions and cities

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

Eastern Cape – average salary R 31 250

The top cities for senior developer in Eastern Cape are:

  1. Kwazulu R 55 019 per month.
  2. Port Elizabeth R 27 500 per month.

Free State – average salary R 37 847

The top cities for senior developer in Free State are:

  1. Welkom R 17 926 per month.
  2. Bloemfontein R 9 430 per month.

Gauteng – average salary R 54 236

The top cities for senior developer in Gauteng are:

  1. Erasmuskloof R 101 877 per month.
  2. Pretoria West R 66 181 per month.
  3. Carletonville R 61 490 per month.
  4. Pretoria R 57 500 per month.
  5. Sunninghill R 52 689 per month.
  6. Centurion R 43 718 per month.
  7. Rivonia R 43 718 per month.
  8. Johannesburg North R 38 931 per month.
  9. Johannesburg R 5 416 per month.

Kwazulu-Natal – average salary R 37 847

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

  1. Mpumalanga R 46 047 per month.
  2. Pinetown R 26 320 per month.
  3. Ballito R 26 320 per month.
  4. Umhlanga R 26 320 per month.
  5. Durban North R 19 422 per month.
  6. Pietermaritzburg R 17 861 per month.
  7. Durban R 16 171 per month.
  8. Phoenix R 15 333 per month.
  9. Hillcrest R 14 919 per month.

Limpopo – average salary R 37 847

The top cities for senior developer in Limpopo are:

  1. Polokwane R 8 445 per month.

Mpumalanga – average salary R 37 847

The top cities for senior developer in Mpumalanga are:

  1. Hazyview R 50 527 per month.
  2. Kruger National Park R 45 476 per month.
  3. Nelspruit R 15 582 per month.
  4. Middelburg R 15 384 per month.
  5. Witbank R 14 721 per month.

North West – average salary R 37 847

The top cities for senior developer in North West are:

  1. Klerksdorp R 54 657 per month.
  2. Rustenburg R 43 339 per month.
  3. Brits R 29 110 per month.
  4. Potchefstroom R 17 530 per month.
  5. Mafikeng R 8 532 per month.

Northern Cape – average salary R 37 847

The top cities for senior developer in Northern Cape are:

  1. Kimberley R 36 335 per month.

Western Cape – average salary R 28 055

The top cities for senior developer in Western Cape are:

  1. Table View R 43 718 per month.
  2. Knysna R 43 718 per month.
  3. Cape Winelands R 43 145 per month.
  4. Helderberg R 42 739 per month.
  5. West Coast R 42 739 per month.
  6. Goodwood R 38 017 per month.
  7. Somerset West R 31 988 per month.
  8. Montague Gardens R 31 953 per month.
  9. Cape Town R 4 916 per month.

Salary senior developer per year, month and hour

If you prefer to look at the salaries for senior 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 375 000 R 31 250 R 180,29
Free State R 454 000 R 37 847 R 218,35
Gauteng R 651 000 R 54 236 R 312,9
KwaZulu-Natal R 454 000 R 37 847 R 218,35
Limpopo R 454 000 R 37 847 R 218,35
Mpumalanga R 454 000 R 37 847 R 218,35
North West R 454 000 R 37 847 R 218,35
Northern Cape R 454 000 R 37 847 R 218,35
Western Cape R 337 000 R 28 055 R 161,86

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Senior System Analyst R 901 000 R 75 073 R 17 324 R 433,12
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