Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly.
Entry Level Education – Bachelor’s degree
2019 Median Pay – $86,550 ($41.61/hour)
Job outlook – 9%
What they do: Computer programmers or Software Developers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly. Computer programmers also create apps and help to create and maintain systems.
Where do I start: Learn a program
Certifications: There are several developer related certifications but the best way to show your work is a portfolio such as a GitHub page or other collection of your work
Microsoft Technology Associate Developer
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer
Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Developer
Where do they fall in the NIST – Software Developers fall under the Software Development Specialty Area