CareerJunction recently released its 2016 Salary Review, which gives insight into the average salaries of IT professionals in South Africa.
The review lists salary bands for skilled and senior workers across various positions in the IT industry, showing what workers can expect to earn.
The review also details IT salary levels in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Western Cape – revealing that employees in KZN earn, on average, 16-18% less than their colleagues in the other provinces.
2010 vs 2016
To see how skilled IT employee salaries have changed in South Africa over the past 6 years, we took CareerJunction’s Index report figures from 2010 and compared them to this year’s salary review figures.
The positions listed below were common to 2010’s and 2016’s reports.
IT Salaries in South Africa – 2010 vs 2016
|Position||2010||2016||Average % Increase|
|Systems & Network Administration||R21,489 – R25,971||R22,567 – R27,671||5.85%|
|Software Development||R24,916 – R32,803||R25,661 – R37,278||9.04%|
|Database Design, Development & Administration||R25,570 – R33,692||R25,637 – R34,285||1.11%|
|Business Analysis||R28,042 – R36,457||R32,790 – R41,726||15.53%|