Career outlook is: excellent for the next 12-18 months
Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.
Computers and Electronics – Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
Engineering and Technology – Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
English Language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Mathematics – Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Successful people in this career have ...
Problem Sensitivity – Noticing when problems happen.
Deductive Reasoning – Using rules to solve problems.
Inductive Reasoning – Making general rules or coming up with answers from lots of detailed information.
Near Vision – Seeing details up close.
Information Ordering – Ordering or arranging things.
Oral Expression – Communicating by speaking.
Fluency of Ideas – Coming up with lots of ideas.
Category Flexibility – Grouping things in different ways.
Mathematical Reasoning – Choosing the right type of math to solve a problem.
Written Comprehension – Reading and understanding what is written