Occupation Profile – Developer Programmer – (ANZSCO 261312) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleDEVELOPER PROGRAMMER
ANZSCO Code261312
Occupations in this Group261311 Analyst Programmer
261312 Developer Programmer
261313 Software Engineer
261314 Software Tester
261399 Software and Applications Programmers nec
DescriptionInterprets specifications, technical designs and flow charts, builds, maintains and modifies the code for software applications, constructs technical specifications from a business functional model, and tests and writes technical documentation.
Skill Level1
Alternative TitleApplications Developer
ICT Developer
ICT Programmer
SpecialisationsCommunications Programmer (Systems)
Database Developer
Database Programmer (Systems)
Network Programmer
Software Developer
Software Programmer
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-researching, consulting, analysing and evaluating system program needs
-identifying technology limitations and deficiencies in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods
-testing, debugging, diagnosing and correcting errors and faults in an applications programming language within established testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications perform to specification
-writing and maintaining program code to meet system requirements, system designs and technical specifications in accordance with quality accredited standards
-writing, updating and maintaining technical program, end user documentation and operational procedures
-providing advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for software design activities such as financial evaluation and costings for recommending software purchases and upgrades
Skills Assessment AuthorityAustralian Computer Society
Related Occupations261311 Analyst Programmer
261313 Software Engineer
261314 Software Tester
261399 Software and Applications Programmers nec
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)