Programmers are responsible for writing computer software programs. Programmers are often referred to as a developer however the key difference between a programmer and a developer is that a programmer is solely responsible for code writing whilst developers may often write specifications and develop test cases. In 2007 the IT industry in Belgium grew substantially more than the overall Belgium economy. The growth in the industry contributed to an additional 4,500 new ICT job opportunities available. As programmers are essential to the implementation of large scale IT projects, programming is a key skill in demand and Belgium is finding it increasingly difficult to source local professionals to fill these roles. Based on client’s recruiting demands, it is evident that .Net programming skills are in highest demand. Java and Oracle are key programming skills that are also in demand.
The average salary for a programmer job in Belgium ranges between €39,000 and €69,000 per year.
The IT Job Board has a wide range of clients looking to recruit IT professionals to work in programmer jobs. Many of the programmer related positions in Belgium are offered by medium to large companies. Some of our main clients offering programmer positions are; KBC Bank and Logica CMG to name a few. There is also a rise in demand from smaller businesses looking to fill C# programmer jobs, Java programmer positions, programmer jobs for C++ and other developer positions.
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