Software Developer Jobs and Software Engineer Jobs

Software developer jobs and software engineer jobs are responsible for designing, developing, testing and implementing software applications to improve business efficiency and productivity.

Software developers jobs and sortware engineer jobs are sometimes referred to as computer programmers, software designers, application designers, application programmers, coders, development programmers or software programmers.

To design a suitable system, software developer jobs and software engineer jobs will:

  • Software developers work closely with analysts, designers, engineers and commercial staff 
  • Translate the client requirements into detailed technical specifications 
  • Either write the programming code from scratch, or adapt existing applications
  • Test the software systems and identify any software bugs or glitches 
  • Ensure that the work is fully documented

The software developer jobs and software engineer jobs industry is a rapidly expanding global marketplace. Developers and engineers are employed across all industry sectors, from finance and retail to engineering and public sector organisations.

In software developer jobs and software engineer jobs, they are usually required to be educated to degree-level and to have relevant development work experience and vocational skills, for example as part of a sandwich course, summer work, etc..

A large part of training for software developer jobs and software engineer jobs is experience in a work environment and includes in-house training courses and qualifications.

Professional bodies, such as the British Computer Society (BCS), and private sector suppliers offer a range of software development courses.

It is possible for a software developer jobs and software engineer jobs to specialise in a technical hands-on role, or move into team management. Experienced software developers and engineers can also use their business experience and knowledge to find work as IT consultants or to move into lecturing, training, or become self-employed and work as contractors.

Software developer jobs and software engineer jobs salaries may range from £18,000 to over £50,000 and is very much dependant upon the experience and skills of the individual.

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  1. Software Tester

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Software Testing

    Our client based in the Leith area of Edinburgh is looking for a Software Tester to join their dynamic Software company. Our client recognises the value of a Software Tester and what they can bring to a project. You will be welcomed into a project at the beginning and will ...

  2. Systems Administrator/DevOps Engineer

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Systems Analysis/Design

    We are looking for an experienced System Administrator/DevOps Engineer to join our client’s dynamic team in Edinburgh. 

    Our client is an award-winning e-learning provider with offices in London Edinburgh and Paisley. Their self-built SaaS (software-as-a-service) platform allows their clients to deliver high-quality training content across their organisations ...

  3. ICT Support

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £12.00 p/h

    Category: Technical Support Analyst

    An opportunity has arisen for Maintenance Helpdesk Administrator to work within a forward thinking company based near Glasgow. This is a key role within the business ensuring all customers queries and problems are resolved and excellent customer service is delivered. Representing the brand in a positive way is vital to ...

  4. IT Support

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: £12.00 p/h

    Category: Support

    Are you a freelance IT Support technician or are you in between contracts now and available for work?
    Our global client is looking for IT Support to work on an ad-hoc basis in the Glasgow area.

    Support end users devices (both hardware and general software)
    Common Windows Operating System support ...

  5. Project Manager

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: IT Project Manager

    In the ever-changing world of business, it is imperative to keep all projects in check. A fundamental way to achieve such success, it is to have a talented Project Manager on board to follow works through from beginning to completion.
    Are you the person that makes things happen? We are ...

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