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Developer

A tough but rewarding career.

What can I earn as a Developer?

The most common salary  for a Developer is between $100k and $120k
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Duration 18 wks - 4 yrs
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How do Developers rate their role?

Latest reviews from 10 Developers surveyed on SEEK

Latest reviews

5 out of 5Dec 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
A level
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Web Development
The good things
Day to day work is challenging and rewarding. Solving technical problems is incredibly satisflying. It's a career of your own making - there are oppotunities to be an expert in various niches within ...
The challenges
Sometimes problems can be overwhelming. You get used to being able to solve anything that's thrown at you but it takes a while to achieve that level of confidence (sometimes a few years). Working on ...
1 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Science
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
ECommerce
The good things
Always challenging - as Technology is always evolving
The challenges
Constant learning
4 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Interactive Entertainment
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Video Game Development
The good things
In a good organisation there's standard hours and very little overtime. You're often working in a team, which if that's what you prefer, is very rewarding. There's a lot of opportunity to meet people ...
The challenges
You'll always be learning and trying to figure out how to solve a technological problem. Finding unique, innovative ways to use new technologies to solve the needs of the project and client. You'll al...
5 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Information Technology
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Education
The good things
I currently get to develop content by myself, the types of things i develop for is course content, I get to work closely with lectures and people that want to develop something new and exciting every ...
The challenges
Finding ways to visualise content and making it interesting. Working with teachers and lectures to create something they think will work best for the students
4 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Science
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Web Development
The good things
There's always challenges to solve, and a massive sense of fulfillment from solving problems for people. Fortunately, the role is also in high demand at the moment, so there's plenty of opportunities...
The challenges
At times, it can seem a little bit like factory line work - you have to fight hard to not be seen as a grunt that is there to complete the idea of someone else. It's also an every-changing field, ther...
4 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Information Science (Honours)
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Finance
The good things
A good way to kick start your career. Really helpful bunch of people
The challenges
A challenge for the software industry is the rapid advancements in technology that are continually driving changes in software requirements and designs. An application may be good today, but it’s only...
5 out of 5Nov 2018
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Science
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Web Development
The good things
The best thing about being a web developer is a LOT of people can potentially see AND use what you have done. All major websites that everyone uses like Google, Amazon, Facebook etc, are all products ...
The challenges
Since there are so many different languages, paradigms and frameworks to choose from (and more are popping every day), the challenge is to always keep up on the best practices and learning a new langu...
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What are the job opportunities for Developers?

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Job opportunities

Developer jobs on SEEK
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Projected job growth

National increase over next 5 years
21%
2018
2023
Source: LMIP. Software and Applications Programmers
Latest Developer jobs on SEEK
1w ago
Tribal
South West Coast VIC
As a Developer based at our Geelong Office, you will work within our Tribal Callista business to develop world class market leading software.
The PAS Group Limited
Melbourne
MAGNETO - Creative individual with 3+yrs exp in web development to join our amazing team! Exp in a wholesale/retail industry. would be preferable.
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Veritec
ACT
Join our marketing team and use your design skills in this creative role!
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Hays Information Technology
Adelaide
Software Developer required on a permanent basis for an exciting tech start-up company in Adelaide's CBD.
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