What does a Programmer Analyst do?

Programmer analysts study, plan, develop, and execute computer programs and systems. They develop these programs to perform a specific function or solve a particular challenge. They often do preliminary research to identify the objectives and priorities. They commonly interact directly with the customer or user to gather insight about their particular needs and challenges. Their work involves programming, testing, and implementing systems and tools. They oversee the integration process to ensure individual programs and applications work well together.

Programmer analysts typically have a bachelor’s degree in a computer science field, although equivalent relevant work experience or completion of a technical training program may also be acceptable. They should have extensive hands-on experience successfully developing and implementing programs and systems. Proficiency with common programming languages is expected.

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Programmer Analyst Seniority Levels

Software Engineer
29% made the transition
Software Developer
24% made the transition
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Programmer Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹4,50,000 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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₹3L
Median: ₹5L
₹10L
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