Software Developer (Colombo, Sri Lanka) Salary

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info SALARY ENTRIES
39
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 10,356
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
LKR 1,470,189
info AVG. NET SALARY
LKR 1,260,279
  UPDATED: 31 Oct 2019   Difference gross vs. net: 14%

Salary for Software Developer in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Average salary for Software Developer in Colombo, Sri Lanka is LKR 1,470,189. All data are based on our survey (39 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is LKR 1,260,279. The most typical salary is LKR 1,029,250.

Earning percentages

Percentage Earn this or more
5 % LKR 4,500,000
10 % LKR 3,690,000
33 % LKR 1,969,888
64 % LKR 1,029,250
87 % LKR 490,711
92 % LKR 342,000
100 % LKR 65,000

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Colombo LKR 1,470,189 US$ 10,356 39

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Salary profiles from individual employees for Software Developer in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Below is the list of 39 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.


(39/39) JAVA DEVELOPER


 Posted: 31 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Mainly Java Development."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 300,000
US$ 1,953

(38/39) SENIOR QA ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Senior QA engineer with over 4 years of industrial experience."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,080,000
US$ 7,031

(37/39) SENIOR IMPLEMENTATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Oct 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Implement financial systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,956,000
US$ 12,734

(36/39) ASSOCIATE SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Software Development and project management."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 420,000
US$ 2,734

(35/39) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Sep 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I am a software engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812

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(34/39) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Design and development of enterprise software applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812

(33/39) SOFTWAREENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "SW design coding and testing etc."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,000,000
US$ 6,510

(32/39) SERVICE DESK ANALYST


 Posted: 31 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Infrastructure maintenance and monitoring."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,863,000
US$ 12,129

(31/39) ASSOCIATE SE


 Posted: 22 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Associate SE in leading IT firm in colombo."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 650,000
US$ 4,232

(30/39) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "A person who creates software and do programming stuffs."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,200,000
US$ 7,812

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(29/39) SENIOR DEVELOPER


 Posted: 13 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Software development .net."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 3,380,000
US$ 22,005

(28/39) ASSOCIATE SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 21 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "ERP Developement."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 900,000
US$ 5,859

(27/39) ENGINEER


 Posted: 05 Nov 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Software developing."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,020,000
US$ 6,641

(26/39) DEVLOPER


 Posted: 26 Sep 2018

      

High School, 0-1 year: "I devlop mobile phone applications."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 10,000,000
US$ 65,104

(25/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 29 Jul 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Software development in the telecommunications sector."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 4,000,000
US$ 26,042

(24/39) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Jul 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Software development, System Analyst."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,570,000
US$ 16,732

(23/39) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 30 Jun 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Software Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,700,000
US$ 11,068

(22/39) ASSOCIATE SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Apr 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Live the life with coding ann iOS development."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 384,000
US$ 2,500

(21/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 19 Sep 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Design and develop software solutions."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 540,000
US$ 3,588

(20/39) INTERN


 Posted: 10 Sep 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Nothing much. just an intern. get it?."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 50,000
US$ 332

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(19/39) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Aug 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Developing PHP based sites and applications with Java usage and Drupal and WordPress."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 840,000
US$ 5,582

(18/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 14 Jun 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Software Engineer - open source java developer."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,950,000
US$ 12,957

(17/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 09 Jun 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Developing Pega Software. Developing Pega Software. Developing Pega Software. Developing Pega Software."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 80,000
US$ 532

(16/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 03 Jan 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Cloud,BMC,automation, shell, devops."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 600,000
US$ 3,987

(15/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 08 Jan 2016

      

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Dsfvfgbvfgbgfbfggfbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb fgbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbfvb."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,500,000
US$ 17,359

(14/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 26 Oct 2015

      

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Microsoft Development, 2 years of experience, having master's degree."
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 147,000
US$ 1,103

(13/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 16 Apr 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,620,000
US$ 12,154

(12/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 06 Nov 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,000,000
US$ 7,654

(11/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 26 Aug 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 650,000
US$ 4,975

(10/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 19 Aug 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 360,000
US$ 2,755

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(9/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 26 Jun 2014

      

Doctorate Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 2,400,000
US$ 18,369

(8/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 15 Jun 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,261,000
US$ 9,652

(7/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 09 Dec 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 650,000
US$ 5,142

(6/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 12 Dec 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 360,000
US$ 3,250

(5/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 08 Dec 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,170,000
US$ 10,564

(4/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 17 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 476,400
US$ 4,301

(3/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 05 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 360,000
US$ 3,250

(2/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 11 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 1,000,000
US$ 9,029

(1/39) SOFTWARE DEVELOPER


 Posted: 28 Jul 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
LKR 4,500,000
US$ 40,630

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
65K US$ 65,104 LKR 10,000,000
01
45K US$ 40,630 LKR 4,500,000
01
25K US$ 24,023 LKR 3,690,000
02
15K US$ 13,785 LKR 1,969,888
09
8K US$ 7,211 LKR 1,029,250
12
4K US$ 3,675 LKR 490,711
09
2K US$ 2,227 LKR 342,000
02
1K US$ 1,103 LKR 147,000
01
Less US$ 432 LKR 65,000
02
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  SALARY BY GENDER   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 10,036 LKR 1,512,000 27
Female US$ 10,313 LKR 1,441,166 06
N/A US$ 11,837 LKR 1,311,066 06
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  SALARY BY EDUCATION   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 18,369 LKR 2,400,000 01
Masters Degree US$ 14,115 LKR 1,759,400 05
Bachelors Degree US$ 7,807 LKR 1,129,387 32
High School US$ 65,104 LKR 10,000,000 01

Software Developer workers holding High School degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Colombo, Sri Lanka. With an earned High School, they grosses LKR 10,000,000. While Software Developer workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of LKR 1,129,387. This is 733.92% lower of what High School degree holders earn.

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  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 12,957 LKR 1,950,000 01
12-16 Years US$ 40,630 LKR 4,500,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 9,625 LKR 1,392,000 03
4-8 Years US$ 16,115 LKR 2,405,000 06
2-4 Years US$ 7,471 LKR 1,030,040 10
1-2 Years US$ 4,006 LKR 610,100 10
0-1 Year US$ 13,744 LKR 1,985,000 08

Software Developer workers in Colombo, Sri Lanka with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of LKR 4,500,000 compared to LKR 610,100 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 914.23%.

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  SALARY BY AGE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
39-44 US$ 18,369 LKR 2,400,000 01
33-38 US$ 12,734 LKR 1,956,000 01
27-32 US$ 10,076 LKR 1,510,714 14
22-26 US$ 6,350 LKR 927,666 15
16-21 US$ 32,718 LKR 5,025,000 02
N/A US$ 11,837 LKR 1,311,066 06
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   SOFTWARE DEVELOPER   COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 10,690 LKR 1,504,432 31
Contract US$ 7,732 LKR 1,185,714 07
Part Time US$ 18,369 LKR 2,400,000 01

  SALARY BY COUNTRY    SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Switzerland Switzerland Software Developer US$ 108,293 CHF 104,555 18
2. United States United States Software Developer US$ 89,769 US$ 89,769 242
3. Norway Norway Software Developer US$ 85,503 NOK 667,540 37
4. Australia Australia Software Developer US$ 76,875 AU$ 87,406 46
5. United Kingdom United Kingdom Software Developer US$ 69,644 GBP 47,502 60
6. Canada Canada Software Developer US$ 65,089 CA$ 73,031 80
7. Germany Germany Software Developer US$ 64,378 EUR 52,654 101
8. Finland Finland Software Developer US$ 57,181 EUR 46,887 27
9. France France Software Developer US$ 53,374 EUR 42,679 36
10. Mexico Mexico Software Developer US$ 46,244 MXN 827,153 13
11. Italy Italy Software Developer US$ 39,607 EUR 31,052 28
12. Slovenia Slovenia Software Developer US$ 39,112 EUR 31,500 14
13. Croatia Croatia Software Developer US$ 29,040 HRK 174,452 21
14. Malaysia Malaysia Software Developer US$ 19,546 MYR 71,021 106
15. India India Software Developer US$ 14,924 INR 907,355 415
16. Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Software Developer US$ 10,967 LKR 1,569,241 43

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