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Occupation Details

Projected Growth Much faster than average (14% or higher)

National Salary $95,510 annually

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Education Bachelor’s 75%, Master’s 9%, Post-master’s 8%

Job Tasks

  • Modify existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
  • Develop and direct software system testing and validation procedures, programming, and documentation
  • Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints
  • Design, develop and modify software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design

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