The IT jobs you really want to get promoted in

CareerJunction recently released its latest salary review for South Africa, detailing how much employees in the ICT sector earn in South Africa. The report is based on salary offerings on the CareerJunction website for the period of October 2016 to March 2017, and represent monthly cost-to-company remuneration averages. Part of the report details the “intermediate” and “senior” salary averages of ICT workers across various positions.

This allows us to see what salary increases are on offer when an employee moves from a “bottom intermediate” salary to a “top senior” salary.

The salary increases for the ICT jobs covered in the CareerJunction report are detailed below.

South African ICT Salaries 2017
Position Bottom Intermediate Salary Top Senior Salary Increase
Networking Planning, Design & Installation R20,778 R36,627 76.28%
Database Design, Development & Administration R29,012 R50,616 74.47%
UX & GUI Design R25,972 R43,812 68.69%
Systems & Network Administration R25,710 R42,533 65.43%
Software Development R32,539 R52,825 62.43%
Data Analysis & Data Warehousing R31,174 R46,656 49.66%
Systems Analysis R34,204 R50,351 47.21%
Business Analysis R37,392 R51,270 37.11%
Technical & Business Architecture R49,429 R66,558 34.65%
IT Project Administration & Management R38,524 R50,625 31.41%
IT Management R48,253 R58,337 20.90%

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