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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. They must be familiar with various comput…Read more
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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Popular Skills for Software Developer
C# Programming Language
C++ Programming Language
Skills in C# Programming Language, SQL, C++ Programming Language and .NET are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Java.
Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer
An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$63,912 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$76,328 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$82,723 based on 5 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 1.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Edmonton, Alberta (16.2% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (12.1% less) and Montréal, Québec (9.3% less).
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