We calculated that 9% of Software Engineers Lead are proficient in Software Development, Python, and Java. They’re also known for soft skills such as Analytical skills, Communication skills, and Creativity.
We break down the percentage of Software Engineers Lead that have these skills listed on their resume here:
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Before becoming a software engineer lead, 66.3% earned their bachelor's degree. When it comes down to graduating with a master's degree, 21.7% software engineers lead went for the extra education. If you're wanting to pursue this career, it may be possible to be successful with a high school degree. In fact, most software engineers lead have a college degree. But about one out of every nine software engineers lead didn't attend college at all.
Those software engineers lead who do attend college, typically earn either computer science degrees or electrical engineering degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for software engineers lead include computer engineering degrees or business degrees.
Once you're ready to become a software engineer lead, you should explore the companies that typically hire software engineers lead. According to software engineer lead resumes that we searched through, software engineers lead are hired the most by Capital One, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Hill-Rom Holdings. Currently, Capital One has 165 software engineer lead job openings, while there are 73 at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and 58 at Hill-Rom Holdings.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, software engineers lead tend to earn the biggest salaries at Microsoft, Oracle, and Adobe. Take Microsoft for example. The median software engineer lead salary is $183,422. At Oracle, software engineers lead earn an average of $178,408, while the average at Adobe is $176,503. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
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Some other companies you might be interested in as a software engineer lead include Lockheed Martin, IBM, and Raytheon Company. These three companies were found to hire the most software engineers lead from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.