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Backend Developer Courses

A Backend Developer is involved with the technology used to work websites. You’ll work with servers, databases and applications to incorporate database information with website functionality. Backend Developers work with businesses to determine their needs and develop strategies to improve website efficiency.

Backend Developers should have excellent technical skills and be able to use their abilities in a range of circumstances. You’ll need to be able to communicate well with clients and understand their needs. Backend Developers should enjoy working as part of a team and have good analytical skills.

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Popular Backend Developer Courses

There is one course available for people who want to become a Backend Developer.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Backend Developer earn?

In Australia, a full time Backend Developer generally earns $1,900 per week ($98,800 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Backend Developer?

The number of people working in this industry has grown strongly over the last five years. There are currently 8,600 people employed in this area in Australia, and many of them specialise as a Backend Developer. Backend Developers may find work across all regions of Australia, particularly larger towns and cities.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Backend Developer?

If a career as a Backend Developer interests you, consider enrolling in a Diploma of Information Technology (Back End Web Development). You’ll learn to integrate databases with websites and develop website information architecture. This course covers a range of topics including network and cyber security, IT strategic planning and client communication.

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