Software Engineering

Software Engineering

Salaries for software engineers have increased by 22 per cent to as much as 32 per cent in the last year.1

Software engineers have become one of the most sought-after talents in Singapore.

More tech firms are setting up shop here. With more headcounts than talent to fill them, demand has shot up for technical roles.2

Up to 32%

Increase for average salaries
for software engineers1

Career Opportunities

  • Researching and procuring software applications that will contribute to the success of the company
  • Installing, configuring, monitoring and maintaining those applications as and where necessary
  • Establishing protocols for software applications and ensuring their ease of use for others
  • Overseeing upgrades for servers, hardware, and software
  • Reporting on progress of operational issues to senior management, end users and stakeholders

  • Improving system quality by identifying issues and common patterns, and developing standard operating procedures
  • Enhancing applications by identifying opportunities for improvement, making recommendations and designing and implementing systems
  • Maintaining and improving existing codebases and peer review code changes
  • Liaising with colleagues to implement technical designs
  • Investigating and using new technologies where relevant

  • Reviewing operating systems and software frequently and making any adjustments necessary to keep them running well
  • Writing code and implementing computer programs on multiple systems in the business
  • Building and using computer-assisted software engineering tools to automate some coding
  • Performing all requirements needed for the implementation of automated computer systems from start to finish
  • Using code libraries to simplify the writing of code

Software Engineering Programmes

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