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What does a Software Developer do?

A software developer designs, tests and programs computer software. The job duties of a software developer include modify software to fix errors and upgrade interfaces; program software with relevant documentation, or develop system testing or validation protocols.

Software Developers may work in a range of sectors and industries, such as in-house developer or on a program for an agency.

How to become a Software Developer?

To become a software developer, you would require a bachelor degree or higher in computer systems, software engineering or a related field. Sometimes experience or on-the-job training is needed in addition to a qualification.

Average Salary**

**Source: payscale.com

Career Outlook

Entry-Level
Software Tester, Software Designer, Software Engineer
Mid-Career
Software Developer Consultant, Software Architect, Video Games Developer
Experienced
Information Technology Project Manager, Computer and Information System Manager

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