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Fast Facts?

  • Average Annual Salary $97,344
  • Hourly Pay Entry Level: $42.65
    Median: $52.58
    Experienced: $64.48
  • Growth (2014-2019)8%
  • Openings (2014-2019)210
  • Current Employment 7,391
  • Projected Employment 7,618
  • Typical Entry-level Education Bachelor's degree

Software Developers, Systems Software

Employment, 2004 - 2019

Top Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities

  • TECHNICAL
  • Systems engineering
  • LINUX
  • C++
  • UNIX
  • Electrical Engineering
  • NON-TECHNICAL
  • Communication
  • Writing
  • Problem Solving
  • Troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Windows

occupational tasks

  • Modify existing software to correct errors, to adapt it to new hardware or to upgrade interfaces and improve performance
  • Develop or direct software system testing or validation procedures
  • Direct software programming and development of documentation
  • Consult with customers or other departments on project status, proposals, or technical issues, such as software system design or maintenance
  • Analyze information to determine, recommend and plan installation of a new system or modification of an existing system

Gender Breakdown: Male/Female (percentages)