Alabama Software Development Schools

Alabama Software Development Idustry Outlook:

Software Engineering is a broad term and has several specializations; the common software engineer of Alabama finds themselves working in the areas of:

  • Systems analysts
  • Network and telecommunications experts
  • Database administrators

alabama software development schools

The basic requirement for such a career includes a bachelors degree in computer science but having a degree in MIS, management information systems, is a big help. Alabama is the state home to many successful software companies including:

  • McAler
  • ComFrame
  • 3-GIS and OneDomain
  • MobleyInce
  • Global Majic Software

Software engineering is ranked 81 out of 100 in Alabama’s most absolute top jobs. In 2006 there were 3,240 local jobs and the mean local salary was $63,150. The job outlook for 2016 can only expect growth, and rapid growth for that matter.

Alabama Software Development Salary and Working Conditions:

Alabama’s current average salary of a software engineer is 7% higher than the national average. The job outlook through 2016 can only expect growth, and rapid growth for that matter.

Software engineer job seekers tend to move more towards Huntsville, Mobile, and Birmingham where the population is an obvious increase rather than cities such as Decatur, Florence and Montgomery. In Huntsville, software engineering is in the top 5 of the most commonly listed jobs.

CGI, the fair-fax based company is opening a new software development and testing facility which will soon raise 300 available job opportunities to the town of Troy, serving the company’s commercial and government clients. To elevate Troy University’s academic and high-tech course work they will be partnering up with the institution as well. CGI’s goal is to create highly skilled, quality jobs in rural America and help bring accomplishment and pride to the table tops of the working man and woman.

A list of average Alabama computer forensics salaries is available below:

Position Monthly Annual
Computer Forensics Examiner $6,700 $80,000
Information Security Architect $7,800 $94,000
Intelligence - Military Capabilities $5,600 $67,000
Information Security Analyst $6,300 $76,000
Source: Indeed.com 2009    

Schools offering online and campus-based education programs in Alabama:




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