Software Developer

Software Developer

A Software Developer works with a variety of languages and tools (like python, HTML, C#, or Java) to create software programs, websites, mobile apps, video games, or business systems. They may work alone to complete work assignment, but often works in teams. In addition, they work closely with the employees, also known as the customer, to ensure the software meets their needs.

Job Examples

  • Programmer
  • Web Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Application Developer
  • Software Tester

Skills include:

  • Logical thinker
  • Creative problem solver
  • Enjoys building things
  • Likes solving puzzles

Salary:

Typically starts around $50,000 and can increase up to $163,000.

Demand:

Every company (large and small) needs software created or updated – whether it’s their website, core programs that run the company, or something that they sell for a profit.

Educational Pathway Options

Software Developer

Web Developer

Training Courses/Boot Camp Developer (New Horizons)

Programming classes (Lakeland)

Web Developer (New Horizons)
Pathway Certificate IT Development (FVTC)

Computer Programming Certificate (Fall 2020) (UWO)

Web Programmer Certificate (NWTC)

Mobile Application Development (FVTC)

Web Design Certificate (NWTC)

Web Design Certificate (Fall 2020) (UWO)

Technical Diploma IT-Web Programmer (NWTC)

Web Design Technician (NWTC)

Web Design (FVTC)

Apprenticeship Software Developer (DWD)
Associate Degree Software Developer (NWTC)

Software Developer (FVTC)

Web Development (NWTC)

Web Development & Design Specialist (FVTC)

Bachelor’s Degree BS Computer Science (UWO)

BS Computer Science with Systems and Theory emphasis (UWO)

BS Software Technology (UWO)

BBA Information Systems with Web & Mobile Emphasis (UWO)

BBA Information Systems with Computer Science Emphasis (UWO)

BS Applied Computing (UWO)

Computer Science major with Software Design emphasis (Lakeland)

BBA/BA/BS Interactive Web Management (UWO)

BS Computer Science (UWO)

BS Software Technology (UWO)

BBA Information Systems with Web & Mobile Emphasis (UWO)

BBA Information Systems with Computer Science Emphasis (UWO)

BS Applied Computing (UWO)

Computer Science major with Software Design emphasis (Lakeland)

Minor Computer Science Minor (UWO)

Computer Science Minor (Lakeland)

Web and Mobile Development Minor (pending fall 2020) (UWO)
Transfer Agreement UWGB – Computer Science & UWO – Leadership Program (NWTC) UWGB – Computer Science & UWO – Leadership Program (NWTC)
Master’s Degree