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Software Engineer Salary in Software Product in India

based on 1.6L latest salaries

Average Annual Salary

9.1 Lakhs

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Estimated Take Home Salary

44,092 - ₹ 45,196

Software Engineer salary in India ranges between ₹ 3.0 Lakhs to ₹ 17.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 9.1 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 1.6L latest salaries received from Software Engineers.

Last Updated: 23 July, 2024

Salaries in different departments

Engineering - Software & QA
Software Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (1.2L salaries)
9.1 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹17 L/yr

IT & Information Security
Software Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (4.5k salaries)
6.8 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹16 L/yr

Data Science & Analytics
Software Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (2.9k salaries)
6.9 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹16.8 L/yr

Engineering - Hardware & Networks
Software Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (1.6k salaries)
6.9 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹15 L/yr

Research & Development
Software Engineer Salary
1 - 5 years exp. (969 salaries)
6.8 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹16.6 L/yr

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Average Annual Salary by Experience

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Software Engineer salary in India with less than 1 year of experience to 5 years ranges from ₹ 3.0 Lakhs to ₹ 17.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 9.1 Lakhs based on 1.6L latest salaries.

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Top Paying Companies for Software Engineer Select an experience to unlock

Company name Avg Annual Salary
4.1 Crores
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84.5 Lakhs
75.2 Lakhs
56.4 Lakhs
54.2 Lakhs
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(3.8k salaries)
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₹2.8 L/yr - ₹10 L/yr
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₹4 L/yr - ₹34 L/yr
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(4.1k salaries)
17.1 Lakhs
₹5.4 L/yr - ₹30 L/yr
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Top Skills for Software Engineers

based on 69,564 jobs

Skills

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1

Javascript

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2

Python

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4

Software Engineering

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Popular Software Product Companies for Software Engineer in India

Company Name Avg Annual Salary

7.4 Lakhs

₹2.2 L/yr - ₹24 L/yr

0 - 5 yrs exp. (818 salaries)

5.4 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹25 L/yr

1 - 5 yrs exp. (785 salaries)

8 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹21.2 L/yr

1 - 7 yrs exp. (778 salaries)

10.7 Lakhs

₹4 L/yr - ₹28 L/yr

0 - 4 yrs exp. (775 salaries)

4.7 Lakhs

₹2 L/yr - ₹11 L/yr

1 - 5 yrs exp. (747 salaries)

9.7 Lakhs

₹5 L/yr - ₹17 L/yr

3 - 10 yrs exp. (674 salaries)

18.1 Lakhs

₹5.7 L/yr - ₹36.5 L/yr

5 Lakhs

₹2.5 L/yr - ₹11.5 L/yr

7.1 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹12 L/yr

1 - 6 yrs exp. (629 salaries)

7.9 Lakhs

₹3.5 L/yr - ₹20 L/yr

Salary reviews by Software Engineer and similar roles

HCLTech

Software Engineer

4.0
posted on 19 Jun 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

I'm been in internal bench for 2years.. without work, they paid full salary. Work culture is Totally depends on Manager. Some give full freedom and friendly nature. Some are like asking updates for every halfn hour.

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Dislikes

No much learning Oppurtunities. If they hire for particular role, some HRs and Managers woun't allow to other projects if there is no projects on those skills.

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NetCracker

Senior Software Engineer

3.0
posted on 06 Jul 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

1. Good Technical stack 2. Competitive salary 3. Good Learning and Professional development

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Dislikes

1. Not good work quality unless you are in specific teams 2. Decision making by Russians 3. Core development done by Russians

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Infor Global Solution

Software Engineer

4.0
posted on 30 May 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Work-life balance the way you like it Team and work culture is something they ace on. You’ll have interesting experiences with senior engineers throughout the globe while working on projects.

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Dislikes

...iples. The salary is average as compared to what is being offered in the market. The salary hike is pretty lousy, experienced developers are supposed to get a good hike.

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Finastra

Software Engineer

4.0
posted on 20 May 2024

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

The company culture is very good, working at Finastra is really good, work life balance is the biggest plus point here. Also, company offers Hybrid work from office, 2 days a week.

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Dislikes

Food is too much costly, you need to wait more for promotions, salary also needs to raise.

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Cisco

Software Engineer

5.0
posted on 19 Jul 2024

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

WLB is really good People are really nice to talk We will be valued and trusted in team

Dislikes

Salary is less compared to market standards No transparency in salary We don’t even get to know what is the grade level of our colleagues unless you are involved with colleagues outside work like chai table or discussion tables

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Frequently Asked Questions about Software Engineer Salaries

What is the salary of a Software Engineer in India?
Average salary for a Software Engineer in India is 9.1 Lakhs per year (₹76.2k per month). Salary estimates are based on 1.6L latest salaries received from various Software Engineers across industries.
What are the top paying companies that employ Software Engineers?
What is the starting salary for a Software Engineer in India?
Average starting Salary for Software Engineer in India is around ₹3.0 Lakhs per year (₹25.0k per month). 1 year of minimum experience is required to be a Software Engineer.
What is the highest salary for a Software Engineer in India?
Highest salary that a Software Engineer can earn is ₹17.0 Lakhs per year (₹1.4L per month).
How does Software Engineer Salary in India change with experience?
An Entry Level Software Engineer with less than three years of experience earns an average salary of ₹7.5 Lakhs per year. A mid-career Software Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹10.6 Lakhs per year, while an experienced Software Engineer with 10-20 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹30.9 Lakhs per year.
What are the top paying industries for Software Engineer in India?
What are the top paying cities for Software Engineer in India?
What are the popular/top skills required to become a Software Engineer?
These are the top skills of a Software Engineer based on 69.6k jobs posted by employers.
  • Javascript
  • Python
  • SQL
  • Software Engineering
  • Agile