Software Development Manager
By: Sean Shao
However, just because you met these requirements, it doesn't necessarily mean you would be successful. In order to be fully successful, you would also have to have leader like qualities like being logical, being a good communicator and being a good listener...
What you do and what you get
The job of a software development manager is to create an environment and team that delivers outstanding software as fast as possible while having fun. In addition to other assigned duties, software development managers are also responsible for developing a team of direct reports, and leading a cross functional delivery team.
At the end of a hard working year, software development manager's salaries can reach up to $119,850.
Having a good working environment is getting even more important now as the demands for software development managers increases. In 2011, around 1 in every 20 open job postings in the U.S. job market relates to software development/engineering. It is expected to increase by 22% by the end of 2020, which makes software developers one of the fastest growing jobs in the world.