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Software Developers, Applications

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Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.


  • Computer software engineers are among the occupations projected to grow the fastest and add the most new jobs over the 2008-18 decade, resulting in excellent job prospects.
  • Employment of computer programmers is expected to decline by 3 percent through 2018.
  • Job prospects will be best for applicants with a bachelor's or higher degree and relevant experience.


Personality I'm a problem solver
Salary $89,280/yr ($44.64/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education Bachelors