Certain Information about Developer Programmer in Australia

The job of a Software developer includes creating, testing and modifying computer programs. However, the job of a developer programmer in Australia includes several other duties has to perform, such as:

  • Interpretation of specifications,
  • Creating designs for technical purpose
  • Preparing flow charts
  • Building, maintaining and modifying software application codes
  • Creating technical specifications from a business functional model
  • Testing and writing technical documentation

Similar to other skilled occupations in this unit, the occupation of Developer Programmer requires a level of skill equal to a graduate degree or qualification with higher degrees. 5 years of relevant experience in the field of work may substitute the need for formal qualification. However, for some occupations, experience in the relevant field of work or training during job is necessary in addition to the formal qualification.

To claim points for your educational qualifications and work experience in your designated or related occupation, you need to forward all your documents to the skills assessment authority. Based on your submitted documents, the assessment body will give advice to the Immigration Department. While providing points for your qualifications and work experience, the department will consider this advice.

But, in case your qualifications are not getting matched with the requirements of your chosen profession or occupation and then also you wish to claim points, in this situation, the assessing authority will be not be able to provide any advice to the immigration department. The department then will make a determination on how many points to be awarded.

To practice certain skilled professions in Australia, you need to get registered or get a license from the local state authority where you want to do your job. By contacting the authority of that particular state, you can check out the requirements for licensing or registration.

Before going for the actual process of migration to Australia, the skill immigrants have to go through a skills assessment process by the relevant assessment authority. For this occupation, Australian Computer Society is the relevant assessment authority.

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  • pawan samra


    i am working as a software devloper from last 4 years and i done post graduation Masters in computer Application in july 2007.so now i want to apply for PR in Australia.what is band requirement in IELTS.

  • Hemant Rathi

    I am working as a software professional in a pune based softwre company. In my eduction i have completed my MCA from North Maharatra University, Jalgoan in 2004 and I have 7 years of overall experience in IT industry.
    Could you please guide me for getting PR in denmark and also suggest me is it better for me search for the job there or not.


  • Amit mahajan

    i am working as a lecturer in a college affilated from the guru nanak dev university i have one year exep. i completed my mca from distance education (lateral entry) duration two year after PG diploma from ptu(punjab technical university) in 2010 and my b.sc(computer science) from guru nanak dev uni. 2005 and post graguate diploma in computer application from guru nanak dev uni in 2007 please give me advice how i get permanent residency in canada through this qualification or how much experience i need till.please give me a proper advice.
    with thanks
    Amit mahajan.

    • sanam

      Dear Amit,

      It is highly unlikely for you to qualify for Immigration to Canada through Federal Skilled Worker class as your profile is not listed under the positive list of occupations.
      Please write us at [email protected] for appropriate advice.

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