Average Senior Software Engineer Salary in Kenya

Annual Base Salary - Ksh 3,225,868.00/year

The average annual salary of Senior Software Engineer is Ksh 3,225,868.00

Ksh 624,000.00
Ksh 3,225,868.00
Ksh 5,300,000.00

The starting salary of Senior Software Engineer is between Ksh 530,400.00 and Ksh 624,000.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between Ksh 5,300,000.00 and Ksh 6,095,000.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Ksh 530,400.00Ksh 6,095,000.00
Average Hourly Pay - Ksh 3,045.00/hour

The average hourly pay of Senior Software Engineer is Ksh 3,045.00.

Ksh 0.00
Ksh 3,045.00
Ksh 3,240.00

The maximum hourly wage is between Ksh 3,240.00 and Ksh 3,726.00.

Minimum Hourly PayMaximum Hourly Pay
Ksh 0.00Ksh 3,726.00
Bonus Range: Tooltip
Ksh 204,880.00 - Ksh 549,720.00
Ksh 204,880.00
Ksh 6,095,000.00
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  • Currency : KES
  • Annual Salary : Ksh 3,225,868.00
  • Hourly Pay : Ksh 3,045.00
  • Weekly Pay : Ksh 59,082.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : Ksh 118,164.00
  • Monthly Salary : Ksh 256,021.00

Senior Software Engineer Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Senior Software Engineer. As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, male employees are involved significantly more as Senior Software Engineer compared to female. Their involvement is 93% while of female is only 7%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Senior Software Engineer salary in Kenya on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For 5-9 years, the Senior Software Engineer salary increases to Ksh 3,156,000.00

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, decrease in salary is noted to a total of Ksh 2,689,125.00.

Prominent Skills Affecting Senior Software Engineer Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Senior Software Engineer's salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Senior Software Engineer when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Senior Software Engineer is JavaScript which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 60% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in JavaScript.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Python with 58%. It can be said that Python skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Senior Software Engineer. Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is Ksh 2,612,953.00 whereas the highest earning is Ksh 3,161,351.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Mid Carrer person will earn the maximum salary of Ksh 3,161,351.00 at -2%. So to summerize, Mid Carrer earns 2% less than the average salary, Late Career earns 19% less than the average salary.

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