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Software Developer
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The average annual salary for a Software Developer is £60,000. Salary estimates are based on jobs posted to Pertemps for Software Developer jobs.


Software developers build a non-trivial piece of software from the ground up and see it through to completion. They implement or program all kinds of software systems based on specifications and designs by using programming languages, tools, and platforms.


Entrants usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification, although entry with other academic qualifications and/or significant relevant experience is possible. There is a variety of vocational, professional and postgraduate qualifications available.


  • Develops user interfaces.
  • Develops website and website interfaces and establishes methods to ensure appropriate website security and recovery.
  • Examines existing software and determines requirements for new/modified systems in the light of business needs.
  • Implements and evaluates the software.
  • Plans and maintains database structures.
  • Tests and corrects software programs.
  • Undertakes feasibility study to design software solutions.
  • Writes and codes individual programs according to specifications.
  • Writes code for specialist programming for computer games, (for example, artificial intelligence, 3D engine development).
  • Writes operational documentation and provides subsequent support and training for users.

Salaries from this search have been calculated using current and historical roles, which have been advertised with Pertemps in the last 2 years. Data is updated in real time as jobs are posted, and the search results calculate averages of all job posts that fit the role category.

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