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What Is The Average Salary For A Programmer In Dubai?

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According to PayScale.com the average salary for a programmer (developer or senior software engineer) is AED 122,849. Converted from Emirati Dirhams, this is the equivalent of $33,500 or £20,270 per year.

A programmer is a role that requires individuals to write computer software. A programmer can vary from a specialist in one particular area or a generalist who can write code for a whole range of computer software. Often the term programmer can be used to refer to a software engineer, computer scientist, software developer or software analyst. If an individual practises a formal approach to programming, they may be referred to as a programmer analyst. The primary language of a programmer is that of computers, for example C, C++, Java, Lisp or Delphi. Programmers will often choose to attach the languages that they specify in, along with ‘web’ if they work in a web environment, as a prefix to their title. Most programmers will possess software engineering skills that are beyond programming and it is necessary to have good background qualifications in the area. There is much debate about the subtle differences between the occupations labelled as a programmer and some even argue that the term programmer is derogatory to those who class themselves as computer scientists or software engineers.

Ada Lovelace is considered to be the first programmer in history. She was the first person to express an algorithm that was intended to run on a computer - Charles Babbage’s analytical engine. However, her work never actually ran and the first programmer’s work to do so was Konrad Zuse in 1941. The first working programmers were the ENIAC programming team.

Until recently programmers have had their own unofficial international holiday, but in 2009 the government of Russia recognised it as official. Now September 13th is a professional annual holiday known as Programmers’ Day.
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Aisha answered
The fresh programmer earns around 6ooo dirhams a month and an experienced one earns 15,000 dirhams on average.
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5000 AED for 3-4 years experience
6000-8000 for above for 4 - 9 years experience
10000-15000 AED for above 10 years
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Anonymous answered
It soulely depends on the firm ud like to work in, its around 7k drms for frreshers and abt 10k for exp.
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Karl Sagan answered

I know that the guys who work for companies like the one which owns this website earn much but I have no Idea about companies from Dubai. I guess they aren't poor too lol. Actually, software development jobs are well-paid all over the world now.

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