The current average salary of an
is $110,000 - 150,000 annually
Software managers oversee the development of software products to meet a range of technological requirements. Employment for software managers to 2019 is expected to grow strongly. Employment in this very large occupation grew very strongly over the last five years.
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Software managers coordinate personnel and external suppliers to ensure that organisational programming needs are met.
- Liaise with prospective and current clients to ascertain software requirements
- Create business plans to ensure the successful commercial presentation of software products
- Oversee the development process and ensure adequate testing
- Ensure up to date training for software development personnel
- Keep abreast of current industry trends
- Prioritise development requirements and support the development team as necessary