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Software Developer

Software Developer Job Description

What does a Software Developer do?

Software developers research, create, modify, and test software applications and systems. They specialize in various fields including web-based, mobile, medical, communications and general computing applications among others. Developers also maintain, improve and debug software post-launch.


Duties and Tasks:

  • Research, design, implement, and manage software programs
  • Design and update software database such as Software Applications, Web Sites, Data Communication Processes, and User Interfaces
  • Test and evaluate new programs
  • Facilitate root cause analysis of system issues
  • Identify areas for modification in existing programs and develop those modifications
  • Deploying software tools, processes, and metrics
  • Maintaining and upgrading existing systems
  • Coordinate with Business Analysts, UX designers, and Development Managers to ensure software projects meet requirements
  • Training and on-boarding users


Technical Skills:

  • Strong programming skills
  • Knowledge of coding languages and frameworks/systems
  • May need experience with databases and Object-Relational Mapping frameworks
  • Software design, debugging, testing
  • Knowledge of software development fundamentals and processes
  • System and software analysis and evaluation
  • Knowledge in computer systems and the latest technologies
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies


Other Skills/Requirements:

  • Complex problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Systems analysis and evaluation
  • Good communication skills with the ability to explain complex systems
  • Ability to quickly learn new languages and technologies


Software Developer

Software Developer Salary in the Philippines

How much does a Software Developer make?

The average monthly salary of a Software Developer in Philippines ranges between
Php 48,500 - Php 170,000 (median: Php 109,250).

0 to 2 years experience

Php 11,000 - Php 90,000 (median: Php 50,500)

3 to 5 years experience

Php 15,000 - Php 160,000 (median: Php 87,500)

6 to 10 years experience

Php 60,000 - Php 180,000 (median: Php 120,000)

10 + years

Php 108,000 - Php 250,000 (median: Php 179,000)

Salary information is based on the data collected, analyzed, and standardized by Recruitday team from employers, jobseekers, and other sources as of November 04, 2019.

Software Developer

Software Developer Skills & Qualifications


Education Requirements

Skills required