Software & Programming

Overview

This allows for specialisation within a subject area at an early stage of your career, something that could set you up for higher education or employment. 


Career Prospects

Programmers and software development professionals

Annual pay
£46,280
Workforce change
8%
Hours/week
39
Replacement
24%

The workforce is projected to expand by 8% over the period to 2024, adding 22,289 jobs. In the same period, 24% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 70,512 job openings.

Role description

Programmers and software development professionals design, develop, test, implement and maintain software systems in order to meet the specifications and business objectives of the information system; they also design and develop specialist software e.g. for computer games.

Common tasks

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