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about programmer jobs in Vancouver

Programmer jobs are on the rise. All companies have a need for experienced programmers to help support the IT team. There are just over 13,000 programmer jobs in Vancouver today. This is up 3.7% since 2017, and this continues the strong growth in programming-related jobs. Between 2007 and 2017, programmer jobs have increased by an impressive 49.2% in Vancouver. If you are looking for programmer jobs in Vancouver, contact Randstad Canada today. We’ll help you take your job search to the next level.

programmer salaries in Vancouver

Programmers are well paid. They are required by all types of companies, and experienced programmers are highly sought after and compensated. You can make up to $130,000 or more in the Vancouver area. Here’s a summary of expectations for programmer salaries in Vancouver:

Entry level salary: $73.7k to $97k
Intermediate salary: $84.5k to $112.7k
Senior salary: $97k to $127.4k

top industries for programmers in Vancouver

With jobs increasing at a high rate, it’s no surprise that programmers can find work in a number of settings. You can find work with large companies, startups, and local firms across many industries. If you are looking to make a career move, here are the top industries in Vancouver to include in your job search:

  • Computer system design
  • Software publishers
  • Depository credit intermediation
  • Universities
  • Other federal services

in demand skills in Vancouver

Your skill set and track record of success is important to hiring companies. In addition to having up to date programming skills and knowledge, many companies also want well rounded candidates who have a deeper understanding of how programming projects impact overall business objectives. Here are the top in demand skills and abilities companies want to see on your resume:

  • Java
  • C/C++
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • Linux

next steps for programmers

Programmers are in demand in the Vancouver region. There are lots of opportunities to move into more senior programming positions internally or externally. If the interest is there, jobs in IT management are also a possibility. Contact Randstad Canada today to explore job options.

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