Demand on .NET Developers
According to the Global Developer Population Report 2019, there are 18.9 Million active developers in the world.
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Out of which 12.9 M are professional software developers. The percentage of growth in the number of developers worldwide in 2018 was found to be 21%. The report also predicts that the population of developers is going to be more than double by the next decade, that is 45 M.
Fragmenting the total number of developers in the world, developers who work for the development of web applications and mobile applications are 16.9 M and 13.1 M, respectively. Concerning the number of total developers worldwide, the report states that C# developers are consistently increasing in the demand.
In comparison to men, women account for 12% of the developer population in the US, as presented by Stack Overflow Developer Survey Results 2019. On the other hand, just about 6.5% of women work as developers. In countries such as India, Poland, and Brazil, the number of women working as developers is half of that. The survey proposes that there are a lot of efforts to reach gender representation in the field. Additionally, approximately 1% of the developer population is transgender.
In context to the role, women are highly inclined towards the work of front-end developers, data scientists, data analysts, QA, scientists, and educators. On the other hand, men are more likely to be system admins and DevOps specialists.
Technical executives and engineer managers possess the most experience. Nearly 16.5% of developers work as senior executives. Moreover, out of the total, 65% of developers have been coding for less than 10 years professionally. Additionally, developers in North America and Western Europe tend to possess more coding experience in contrast to other parts of the world.
NET EXPERIENCE LEVELS
Dot NET developer with a strong background in the industry is always on the A-list of employers. The reason being, working for about 2 or more years in the field letslet the manager be ensured about your proficiency and skills in the Microsoft NET development.
After acquiring a certain amount of experience, that is more than 5 years; an individual can also apply for a leadership position in the same arena. That’s where the role of Senior NET developer enters into play. However, to achieve the peak of a career path, the candidate has to begin with an entry-level or internship in .NET application development in a start-up or respected IT firm. Let’s understand the various experience levels in connotation to the role of Dot NET developer below.
To join the workforce for the first time, one has to start with an entry-level position in .NET application development. Though there is no prior experience required to obtain an entry-level .Net developer jobs, having a graduation degree and knowledge of C# language is a must. Some enterprises also demand a training certificate.
Moreover, a person with 3 to 6 years of internship in the same role is easily eligible for the position of Junior .NET developer. In an entry-level position, an employee learns various skills and professional experience that helps him or her to grab more opportunities in the future.
Intermediate or Regular (Minimum 2 Years Experience)
After working as a Junior .NET developer for up to two years, employees become qualified to apply for the intermediate or associate level job. The fact that they are well acquainted with the technology stack of the .NET framework Windows 10, makes it easy for them to get a job as a full-time intermediate .NET developer in a respected IT or software development firm.
Mid-Level ( 2 - 5 Years Experience)
Mid-level Dot Net developers are working employees hired to solve tasks autonomously or to conduct a code review written by Junior .NET developers. Since they had devoted time to gaining a sound knowledge of the .Net framework and .Net Core and associated concepts for about 5 years, they are generally held responsible for managing the junior or entry-level .NET programmers in their company.
Senior or Executive-Level (More than 5 years Experience)
A developer who learns to perform standalone tasks is often promoted to executive or senior Dot NET developer. They possess sufficient skills to work on complex tasks and are responsible for assigning tasks to junior team members. The Senior .NET developer salary is quite impressive, especially when they work in MNCs. It is because other than being a developer, they also work as a leader or manager of the company and ensures the accomplishment of organizational goals.