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software developer jobs in calgary

In Calgary in 2017, there were 6,365 individuals working as software developers. This number is less than in other major Canadian cities such as Toronto or Montreal. The number of people working in this role only increased 0.9% from the previous year. This rate of growth is also less than the national average showing that software developers may not be as demand in Calgary as they are in other major Canadian cities.

software developer salaries in calgary

As a software developer in Calgary, you can expect a higher salary than software developers in the rest of Canada. The starting salary of software developers in Calgary begins at around $75,000 With years of experience you can expect a great deal of growth in your income. The following are the average salaries for software developers in Calgary at various level of experience:

Entry level salary: $ 75,000 - 98,700
Intermediate salary: $ 86,000 - 114,600
Senior salary: $ 98,600 - 129,500

top industries for software developers in calgary

In Calgary, there are a variety of different industries that require software developers. The following is a list of the sectors in which software developers are in demand in Calgary:

  1. computer systems design
  2. software publishers
  3. architectural engineering
  4. computer supplies
  5. management of companies

in demand skills in calgary

As with any job, there are a variety of different skills that will help you advance your career. The following are skills that are highest in demand for software developers in Calgary.

  • Java
  • C#
  • Python
  • Linux
  • C/C++

next steps for software developers

As with most jobs in technology, there are many different paths your career can take as a software developer. There are variety of different sectors that require software developers and that offer opportunity for growth. Many software developers will work in the IT sector in Calgary but other sectors such as healthcare and finance also require software developers. Once you acquire several years of experience, you can work your way into senior management positions.

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