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Software Developers In Demand

General Information

Description

Research, design, and develop computer and network software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis. Update software or enhance existing software capabilities. May work with computer hardware engineers to integrate hardware and software systems, and develop specifications and performance requirements. May maintain databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit88.87%
  2. Self-employed3.37%
  3. Private, not for profit3.28%
  4. Federal government2.44%
  5. State and local government1.97%

Industry areas

  • Information Technology

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+25%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$127,260

State-by-state Salary

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$164,330
$68,160
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Education & Interests

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