Develop and maintain applications in the corporate environment or for clients and/or partners. Responsible for converting project specifications, statements of problems and procedures to detailed logical design for developing applications in the Windows environment.
Analyzes workflow charts or diagrams and considers project specifications, requirements, statements of problems and procedures, use of output data, and other relevant factors before developing Windows applications or systems. May also be responsible for managing the product lifecycle, analyzing, revising, or directing revision of existing programs to increase/optimize operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements. A Windows Application Developer may also have to compile and write documentation of program development in the Windows environment as well as instructions to guide operating personnel during production runs. May also be responsible for testing and debugging programs and working with end users and clients.
New entrants can expect to earn between £16,000 and £20,000 a year. With experience, developers can earn up to £30,000 a year. Senior developers/programmers can earn £35,000 or more.