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Software Developer / Business Analyst, Web Applications Salary

The average Web Applications Software Developer in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $65K annually. With some bonuses approaching $9K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $5K, overall incomes of Web Applications Software Developers spread between $48K and $106K depending on individual performance. Male Web Applications Software Developers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Web Applications Software Developers report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,430 - $96,158
(Median)
$48K
$65K
$96K
MEDIAN: $64,728
10%
50%
90%

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$17.11 - $73.41
(Median)
$17
$39
$73
MEDIAN: $38.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,430 - $96,158  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,001  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $5,208  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,714 - $106,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 269
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $73.41  
   
Overtime
$30.20 - $74.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,001  
   
Profit Sharing
$970 - $5,208  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$47,714 - $106,448  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Web Applications

In general, a software analyst looks at the business' processes and tries to find ways to use computer applications to make them more efficient. Within this area, software developers/business analysts for web applications work specifically to analyze companies' web presence and develop ways to better use the Internet. Typically, the analyst looks at how a company's customers interact with the organization via the web; then, they develop processes to create better user experiences and streamline front-end processes. Additionally, the analyst develops new software applications and improves existing ones related to how orders, accounts, and billing are handled through the website infrastructure; their goal is to increase efficiency in how the company processes transactions.

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Software Developer / Business Analyst, Web Applications Tasks

  • Identify schedule, features, and resources required.
  • Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.
  • Plan, design, schedule, write, and debug software for web sites.
  • Work with with designers and content producers.
  • Work with users from identifying conceptual system requirements through completion.

Common Career Paths for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Web Applications


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Web Applications Software Developers often transition into Information Technology Project Manager positions, for which compensation tends to be much higher. On average, Information Technology Project Managers earn $86K per year.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Web Applications


Web Applications Software Developers seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Microsoft Access, Project Management, .NET, and HTML are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include ASP.NET and JavaScript. Those who learned C# also tend to know .NET and SQL. Most people familiar with ASP.NET also know SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer / Business Analyst, Web Applications

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $57K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $69K. Web Applications Software Developers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $76K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $87K.

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Experience Affects Software Developer / Business Analyst, Web Applications Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%



National Average
$67,000


Skills That Affect Software Developer / Business Analyst, Web Applications Salaries

Microsoft Access
up arrow 14%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

.NET
up arrow 3%

HTML
up arrow 2%

VB.Net
up arrow 1%

C#
0%

National Average
$67,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Java
up arrow 1%

SQL
up arrow 2%

Microsoft SQL Server
up arrow 2%

PHP
up arrow 3%

JavaScript
up arrow 4%

up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 12%
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