Vice President (VP), Software Development Salary
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.
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.Read More...
VPs of software development must focus on growth and financial success and play a role in creating future products and services. Prior to committing to projects, they must be evaluated for feasibility and cost-effectiveness, and these VPs must be able to motivate others so that team members can develop software in an efficient and innovative manner. Some may also provide training for employees and evaluate applications to ensure that they meet standards for performance, quality, and stability. They must conduct regular research and investigations into new technology, and may also contribute ideas to improve productivity and the product cycle.
A bachelor's degree in a computer science field is generally required for this position, and some employers may require a master's degree. This work often requires working under pressure and time-constraints, so multitasking skills are also beneficial.
Vice President (VP), Software Development Tasks
- Document requirements, feature sets and other key criteria, setting development schedule and tracking metrics.
- Provide technical leadership and expertise, troubleshooting problems and mentoring team members.
- Lead design and implementation of multiple software projects, including supervising teams.