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What does a Computer Programmer do?

Computer Programmers create the code for software applications and operating systems. The job duties of a computer programmer include develop, test and implement computer programs on multiple computer or operating system platforms, review programs on a frequent basis and make adjustments as are necessary to ensure proper working of the program or integrate new functionality into existing applications.

Area of specialization may include computer and network security, software, real-world computing, information management and analytics or biocomputation.

How to become a Computer Programmer?

To become a computer programmer, you would require to earn a bachelor's degree in computer science. Mathematics or information systems. You could also become a programmer by studying information technology or computer science at university with a major in programming, software development or games development.

Average Salary**

**Source: payscale.com

Career Outlook

Entry-Level
Computer Programmer, Software Tester, Software Developer
Mid-Career
Programme Designer, Analyst Programmer
Experienced
Information Systems Engineering Project Manager, Information System Security Manager

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