Average Software Developer Salary in Vancouver, British Columbia

C$70,690
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$4,033
Bonus
C$3,806
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The average salary for a Software Developer in Vancouver, British Columbia is C$70,690.
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C$50k - C$92k
Bonus
C$1k - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$566 - C$10k
Total Pay
C$50k - C$97k
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Job Description for Software Developer

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Software Developer

The top respondents for the job title Software Developer are from the companies SAP, iQmetrix and Central 1 Credit Union. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is C$95,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include SAP and Sophos, Inc., earning around C$80,051 and C$70,072, respectively. The Moving Picture Company pays the lowest at around C$57,391. Central 1 Credit Union and iQmetrix also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$60,565 and C$68,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Software Developer

Skills in Java and SQL are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include .NET, C# Programming Language and JavaScript.

Pay by Experience Level for Software Developer

An entry-level Software Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$56,289 based on 39 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$67,611 based on 483 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$79,571 based on 168 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$85,524 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$91,279.
Employees with Software Developer in their job title in Waterloo, Ontario earn an average of 0.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Edmonton, Alberta (18.0% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (16.5% less) and Montréal, Québec (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 791 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
61.1%
Mid Career
21.2%
Experienced
10.4%
Late Career
2.4%