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Years on other jobs

How many years do people usually work on other jobs before becoming a Software Engineer?
3-5 years
Years on other jobs
On average, people work more than 3-5 years in other positions prior to becoming a Software Engineer.

Position lifespan

How long does a Software Engineer work in this position across multiple employers?
3-5 years
Position lifespan
On average, a Software Engineer works in this position for 3-5 years across multiple employers.

Job hopper score

How likely is a Software Engineer to change companies while holding the same title?
High
Job hopper score
The job hopper score is High for a Software Engineer.

Career path

Path to job

Prior positions

Most people held these titles before becoming a Software Engineer.
10 %
Software Developer
Avg. length of tenure:2 years
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4 %
Software Engineering Intern
Avg. length of tenure:less than a year
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Fields of study

Discover a Software Engineer’s areas of knowledge sorted by their majors.

Top educational institutions

Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Software Engineer typically studied at.
Carnegie Mellon University
Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

Path after job

Subsequent positions

A Software Engineer typically moves on to these titles.
6 %
Software Developer
Avg. length of tenure:3 years
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4 %
Principal Software Engineer
Avg. length of tenure:6 years
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Demographics

Age

Software Engineer age distribution

Gender ratio

Software Engineer gender distribution
GenderRatio
male82%
female18%

Workplaces

Top employers

These companies currently have Software Engineer positions open.
Manufacturing - Computer, Manufacturing - Communcations Equipment
Large size
Other Information Services
Large size

Industries

Check out the different industries a Software Engineer typically has experience in.
You can browse2,912 open Software Engineer jobs on our site
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