What Can I Do? Software Developers

Software developers create the applications or systems that run on a computer or another device. [2].

Entry Level Education – Bachelor’s degree

2019 Median Pay – $107,510 ($51.69/hour)

Job outlook 22%

What they do: Software developers create applications using programming languages to solve complex problems.  They work in computer design and services and create programs that fix problems or that can be used to fix problems.

Where do I start: Programming languages such as Java, C++, Python, Cobol, C#, and Go

Where do they fall in the NIST[2] –Software Developers fall under the Software Development Specialty Area.

[1] https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/software-developers.htm

[2] https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/SpecialPublications/NIST.SP.800-181.pdf

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