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What does a Junior Programmer do?

Junior Programmers work under a team of software developers and IT experts writing the code behind your favourite computer software and smartphone apps. They write and modify programming code under the supervision of a senior programmer, and are either working on programming tasks or writing programs specs and user guides.

As a Junior Programmer you’ll need high-end coding skills using multiple programming languages — but you’ll also need a working knowledge of related IT systems (networking, database, operating systems, and cloud infrastructure). You’ll need meticulous attention to detail, problem solving, and business writing skills.

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There are 2 courses available for people who want to become a Junior Programmer.

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How much do Junior Programmers earn?

In Australia, a full time Senior Programmer generally earns $2,003 per week ($104,156 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As a Junior Programmer your starting salary will be considerably less than this, but there’s plenty of room for growth as your skills increase.

What are the job opportunities for Junior Programmers?

There are approximately 34,500 Programmers employed in Australia right now, with thousands of openings expected over the next 5 years. Junior Programmers are usually employed by IT firms, but there are many opportunities to work for corporate enterprises, government departments, and other large employers in all industries.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Junior Programmer?

Junior Programmers need advanced coding skills and be able to work with different programming languages. We suggest the Certificate IV in Programming plus the Diploma of Software Development. These qualifications take 6-12 months to complete.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au