A mobile application developer is a computer software engineer, whose primary responsibilities are creating, testing, and programming apps for phones and tablets. These developers typically work in teams to think of ideas for either the general public, or to fit a specific customer's needs. They understand coding languages and how to use them. Mobile application developers may work alongside graphic artists, data scientists, and other software experts.
Most employers seek mobile application developers with at least a bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, or a similar programming-centric study. Certain programming certifications also help candidates get hired. The average hourly salary for a mobile application developer is $44.91, which amounts to $93,435 annually. The career is expected to grow 21% shortly.