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Mobile Developer

Mobile Developer Job Description

Other job titles for Mobile Developer

Mobile App Developer, Andriod/iOS Developer

What does a Mobile Developer do?

Mobile Developers are a type of developer that specialize in building applications for mobile devices. They work with multiple programming languages and operating systems depending on company or client requirements. They often work with product and design teams to create a complete mobile application. Mobile Developers may also be required to test and improve applications from clients. 


Some of the most popular operating systems that a mobile developer works on are Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile. The main programming language used depends on the mobile platform or operating system used - Java for Android, Objective-C for iOS, and C# for Windows, for example.



Typical tasks and responsibilities of a Mobile Developer include:

  • Code, test, debug, monitor, and document changes for mobile apps
  • Implement APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) to support mobile functionality
  • Migrate and adapt web applications to mobile platforms
  • Collaborate with other departments and team members to brainstorm and optimize the app and deployments
  • Recommend changes and enhancements to mobile applications

Mobile Developer Salary in the Philippines

How much does a Mobile Developer make?

The average monthly salary of a Mobile Developer in Philippines ranges between Php 19,000 - Php 88,333 (median: Php 53,500).

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Mobile Developer Skills & Qualifications

Education Requirements

Jobs as a Mobile Developer in the Philippines usually requires a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, or similar.

Skills required









Microsoft Visual Studio

Cross-Platform App Development

Backend Computing

Native App Writing

Mobile User Interface Design


Object Oriented Programming

UI Design


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