Description: Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team.
Sample Job Titles: Software Engineer, Application Integration Engineer, Programmer Analyst, Software Development Engineer, Computer Consultant, Software Architect, Software Developer, Technical Consultant, Applications Developer, Business Systems Analyst
Percent Growth: 29%
Number of Openings: 256
Average Annual Wage: $65,613
High Wage: Yes
High Demand: Yes
High Skill: Yes
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Source: Job Service North Dakota
Numbers are based on 2008-2018 projected IT workforce needs