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What Software Developers Do
Software developers create the applications or systems that run on a computer or another device.
Many software developers work for firms that deal in computer systems design and related services, manufacturing, or for software publishers.
How to Become a Software Developer
Software developers usually have a bachelor’s degree in computer science and strong computer programming skills.
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About $tools.number.format('#,###',$op) openings for software developers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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Compare the job duties, education, job growth, and pay of software developers with similar occupations.
More Information, Including Links to O*NET
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