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A software engineer designs, develops, modifies, documents, tests, implements, installs and supports software applications and systems. In Australia a software engineer is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
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The job of a software engineer in Australia is to design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and technical specifications.
Most occupations in the software engineer unit group (Group 2613) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Occupations within the Software Engineer Group
More group occupations specifically related to ICT, ICT Management and ICT Engineering can be found here.
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same software engineer group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Software Engineer in Australia is $ 100,885 for male employees and $ 86,964 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 36.9 Females: 38.8 Persons: 37.3
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2613) Software and applications programmers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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