In this video I describe the advantages of becoming a Software Programmer and the salaries, training, languages, and opportunities there are for new and experienced software programmers in 2020.
Software Programmer Salary 2020, Training, Languages, Opportunities
The programming industry is huge and within it there are lots of opportunities.
Learning to become a software programmer could be the beginning of a long, interesting, and rewarding career.
You’ll have a viable, transportable technical skill under your belt, and as long as you keep up with industry trends, you should never be short of work.
The software development and programming sector has a lot to offer.
There has been a steady growth across it in recent years: In 2018, it was recorded that 23 million software developers were currently at work across the globe.
This number is expected to increase to almost 28 million by the end of 2023.
The USA currently has the largest population of developers and programmers.
While China currently tops the poll of the software growth rate, and in India, the programming and developer population is expected to overtake the US in the next 5 years.
The demand for programmers is worldwide and it’s a rich sector with lengthy careers available for those interested in learning the skills required.
There are more specialities than ever, and there are more jobs than ever before.
So, with that in mind, let’s go through a few details about the career options and salaries the average software programmer has available to them.
Whether you’re interested in learning how to code, or you’re an amateur programmer looking for a way to develop your hobby, the following points may be of interest to you.
What Can a Programmer Earn?
The earning potential is one of the top questions asked both on Google and in the workplace.
Typically, a software programmer can earn a higher median salary when compared to other roles within the IT industry in each country.
If you’re based in the UK, the average junior software programmer salary is about £30,000 a year, based on skills and company size, with a potential for bonuses and profit sharing.
Someone fresh to the industry in India and planning to steadily grow throughout their career, can aim to see about Rs 600,000 per year.
For a software programmer in Australia the average salary is about $67,000, with a strong potential for bonuses.
A programmer in Canada should expect to earn about $52,000 a year, but the figure could rise to $80,000 CAD. For a software programmer salary in the Philippines, the average salary comes to 205,831 Pesos per year.
And for a software programmer salary in the USA, the average base salary can amount to $61,000.
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