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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
Skills in Java are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include ASP.NET Framework, .NET, SQL and C# Programming Language.
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 R244,168 based on 8 salaries. An early career Software Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R306,063 based on 145 salaries. A mid-career Software Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R414,499 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Software Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R500,395 based on 31 salaries.
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