Based on 3,681 responses, the job of Software Developer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.76 out of 5. On average, Software Developers are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Software Developer?
Pros: I feel satisfied about the level of knowledge gained and contributed. Good to work in the cutting edge of information systems and methods. Good satisfaction from contributing into humanity in any small way. Great people around from a diverse background and experiences. Good paced but moderate stress level as in any other office work I reckon. Good management, helpful in general contributes to my overboard efforts in return.
Cons: No promotion prospect. Regardless of gained experience. No health or even basic dental perks.
"Fun, Varied Work, With Lots Of Places To Go."
Pros: Flexibility, wide range of skills to use, lots of control, open discussion, fun atmosphere, many project proposals, lots of opportunities to learn.
Cons: High stress, tons of projects - disorganization needs to be handled efficiently.
"2 Years Experience As A Java Developer."
Pros: Good team. Freedom to think out of the box. Individual contribution appreciated.
Cons: Unsatisfactory pay. Annual hike cycle. Very little performance incentives.
Pros: Work culture, stress free environment, dedicated mentorship.
Cons: Nothing, everything as per now seems to be okay to me.
Pros: Good Managers, Good Team to work with.
Cons: Less chances for innovation / Individual excellence.
"Keep Yourself Up To Date."
Update yourself constantly by visiting technology sites, channels, groups.... etc.
"Life in this company."
Pros: The good part is I get enough time to learn.
Cons: Neither the work culture is good nor the salary.