A Software Developer in Waterloo, Ontario earns an average salary of C$68,116 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Linux and C.

C$47,943 - C$87,950
C$48K
C$68K
C$88K
MEDIAN: C$67,509
10%
50%
90%
C$18.38 - C$32.08
C$18
C$24
C$32
MEDIAN: C$23.75
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$93K
Salary C$47,943 - C$87,950
Bonus C$1,454 - C$10,003
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$6,128
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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C$45,806 - C$93,290
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 172
Hourly Data C$0C$37
Hourly Rate C$18.38 - C$32.08
Overtime C$37.27
Annual Data C$0C$93K
Bonus C$1,454 - C$10,003
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$6,128
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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C$45,806 - C$93,290
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Software Developer

Software developers develop computer applications that allow users to perform specific tasks on computers or other devices. They may also develop or customize existing systems that run devices or control networks. Most of the time, software developers work in an office. A bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, information technology, or other relevant majors is often required. They are required to have relevant job experience.

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Software Developer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded, multi-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

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Key Stats for Software Developer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Software Developer Salaries

▲15%

▲14%

National Average
C$68,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Software Developer Salaries

▲20%

C
▲12%

C++
▲9%

C programming Language
▲7%


C++ Programming Language
▲3%

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
C$68,000

PHP
▼2%

▼3%

C#
▼4%

ASP.NET
▼6%

Internet Information Server (IIS)
▼7%

HTML
▼7%

SQL
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 8%