Arizona Software Development Schools

Arizona Software Development Idustry Outlook:

Arizona isn’t considered to be the leader of the pack when it’s software industry is compared to other states.
Companies such as Flypaper Studio Inc., JDA Software and Trax Retail Solutions have helped put this land of the cactus on the map in the retail market. From 2003-2004 the amount of software jobs increased 2 percent and the numbers still seems to be rising; slowly but surely.

arizona software development schools

Also in 2003, Arizona was ranked 18th for the amount of software publisher jobs. Although this isn’t the most tech savvy state, many of the software firms are making an effort to be the black sheep, rather than a needle in a haystack.

Top Arizona Software Development firms in 2009 included:

  • Omega
  • 5AM Solutions
  • Grovesite
  • Flypaper Studio Inc.
  • JDA Software
  • Trax Retail Solutions

A Certified Microsoft Partner, Kinetik Information Technology has been ranked in Arizona’s Top 50 Women owned businesses since 2003, as well as one of Arizona’s Top 25 Web Site Design Firms and Arizona’s Top 25 Computer Consultants since 2005.

Arizona Software Development Salary and Working Conditions:

Although the average software engineering salaries for posting are 13% lower in Arizona than those Nationwide, along with annual salaries ranging from $50,000-$120,000, additional benefits include stock options and bonuses, varying somewhat from place to place.
Software Development salaries depend on conditions such as:

  • Development leadership
  • Experience
  • Educational background
  • Range of language and skills.

A list of average Arizona Software Development Salaries are listed below:

Position Monthly Annual
Computer Forensics Examiner $7,750 $93,000
Information Security Architect $4,250 $51,000
Intelligence - Military Capabilities $6,500 $78,000
Information Security Analyst $4,000 $49,000
Source: Indeed.com 2009    

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



Campus Schools:

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CollegeAmerica
Campus Locations:   Flagstaff | Phoenix
Programs: Computer Science - Software and Mobile Application Development (BS) , Business Administration - Technology (BS)



Online Schools:

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ECPI University
Online Programs:   Mobile Development , Cloud Computing - Bachelor's


Colorado Technical University Online
Online Programs:   Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Software Application Programming


American Intercontinental University Online
Online Programs:   Bachelor's (BIT) - Software Analysis and Development


Northcentral University
Online Programs:   Master of Science in Computer Science , Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science , Data Science - MS , more...


Full Sail University - Online
Online Programs:   Software Development Bachelors - Online , Software Development Associates - Online , Mobile Gaming