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Applications Developer

Applications developer works on lines of code on a laptop and screen

Application developers specialise in technology creating apps for different platforms such as Android (Java) or (Kotlin), iOS (Objective-C or Swift) or Windows (C#). Those who program on more than one platform are known as cross-platform developers.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on

Salaries for an app developer start at around £25,000 for graduates, rising to between £34,000 and £40,000 with experience.  Senior app developers can earn between £45,000 to around £70,000.

Conditions

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
24889
3.2 %
RISE
2029
25676
  United Kingdom
2024
409980
4.5 %
RISE
2029
428347

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

Training

Getting On

More Information

Bubble Jobs, the leading job board for the digital industry has many good articles to help you in your job search. They also have a Careers Portal for graduates.

For more information please visit the organisation below:

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT 

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Career Area

Computing and ICT