The average pay for a Vice President (VP), Software Development is $149,025 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$103,547 - $189,852
MEDIAN: $149,024

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$103,547 - $189,852  
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$107,522 - $214,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117

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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Software Development

Vice presidents (VP) of software development lead development efforts and the subsequent sales processes for their organizations. Supervisory duties are necessary in this position to manage multiple teams of employees, and they may also have administrative duties such as scheduling, creating teams, delegating tasks, and providing employee feedback and evaluation.


Vice President (VP), Software Development Tasks

  • Lead design and implementation of multiple software projects, including supervising teams.
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise, troubleshooting problems and mentoring team members.
  • Document requirements, feature sets and other key criteria, setting development schedule and tracking metrics.

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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Software Development Salaries

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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Software Development Salaries

People Management
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Software Development Management
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Project Management
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Software Architecture
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National Average

Software Development
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.


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Years of Experience

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1-4 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 5%