Welcome to Software Developer jobs

At Software Developer Jobs, we aim to bring you the latest job roles from some of the biggest brands in the UK and abroad. You can use our search to find jobs based in your preferred location and find your perfect role. We also have a number of helpful resources in order to help software developers secure their next role including guides on software development, free CV reviews, the ability to sign up for email job alerts as well as registering your CV to our database so employers can come straight to you.


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How do I become a Software Developer?

The main skill you need to become a software developer is a programming language. Some of the most popular programming languages include Python, JavaScript, C#, Ruby, and Java. Investing your time and energy into learning multiple languages will help open doors and opportunities when it comes to securing the roles you want. It’s also important to remember that the world of tech is ever-changing and evolving and you need to adapt your skills and keep up to date with the trends to succeed.

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How much can I earn as a Software Developer?

Software development can be a rewarding branch of IT and there is real potential to earn a good salary especially as you progress in your career. Here are some of the average salaries you can expect at each stage of your career in the UK as a software developer. Bear in mind that, these are rough averages and there will be a number of factors that will play a role in deciding your salary including; locations, the company, your skills, and experience:

  • Graduate/entry-level software developer salary - £28,000
  • Mid-level software developer salary - £35,000
  • Experienced software developer salary - £40,000

Do I need a degree to become a Software developer?

If you have not got a degree and want to become a software developer, there is no need to panic. Although a degree in computer science or a similar field of study would help, there are other routes to becoming a software developer. As mentioned previously, the main thing you need is to be skilled in different programming languages. Therefore, there are courses you can complete in order to learn these languages without having a university degree. Most employers will likely look at your portfolio and your experience to make the hiring decision rather than whether or not you have a degree. However, this will depend on each individual employer and role.