What Software Developers Do
Software developers are the
creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop the applications that
allow people to do specific tasks on a computer or another device. Others
develop the underlying systems that run the devices or that control networks.
Many software developers work for firms that deal in computer systems design
and related services or for software publishers.
How to Become a Software Developer
Software developers usually have a bachelor’s degree in and strong computer programming skills.
Pay - Job Outlook
The median annual wage for software developers was $100,690 in May 2015. Employment of software developers is projected to grow 17 percent by 2024.