Software Engineer

STARTING SALARY 2L

A software engineer is a licensed professional engineer who is schooled and skilled in the application of engineering discipline to the creation of software. A software engineer is very often confused with a programmer, but the two are vastly different disciplines.

Academic Pressure

High

Job Pressure

High

Recruiters

Career Path

Junior Level Positions

Junior Engineer

Medium Level Positions

Senior Engineer
Technical Architect

Senior Level Positions

Senior Software Engineer
Technical Lead

Salary Scale

How do I get there?

Path 1

10 + 2

Science stream

Graduation

BCA

Bachelor of Computer Applications

Post Graduation

MCA / MCM

Master of Computer Applications

Path 2

10 + 2

Science stream

Graduation

B.Tech / B.E.

Bachelor of Technology

Post Graduation

M.Tech / M.E.

Master of Technology

Path 3

10 + 2

Science stream

Graduation

BSc

Bachelor of Science

Post Graduation

MSc

Master of Science

Why & Why not to be a Software Engineer

Pros

Salary: A software engineer is paid relatively higher than people in other professions.

Growth: There is scope of continuous learnig in this field. With changing technologies one gets to add to their skill sets.

Cons

Competition: Competition in this field is global. One needs to be proficient and cope up with ever changing demand.

Long working hours: Today a majority of software engineers work for more than 9 hours a day. They have to deliver projects with tight deadlines.

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