New-age careers: Mobile App Developer

Mobile app developers are required to design, develop and implement mobile applications. They are responsible for the development of software applications in line with the appropriate mobile platforms.

Job description

  • Develop, test and improve mobile apps
  • Ensure the quality and functionality of apps is in line with your clients’ requirements
  • Design and develop the app’s interface
  • Devise fixes and workarounds for any issues that arise.


Class 12: Science with physics, chemistry and mathematics as compulsory subjects

Undergraduate Courses:

  • B.Sc in computer science
  • B.Tech in computer science engineering (CSE)
  • Bachelor of computer application (BCA)

Postgraduate Courses:

  • M.Sc in computer science
  • M.Tech in computer science engineering
  • Masters of computer application (MCA)

Skills required

Technical skills:

  • Modern language programming skills such as C++, Java, CSS, HTML5
  • Backend computing involve security, database management, hardware interaction, implementation of memory allocation
  • Cross-platform app development
  • Mobile user interface design

Non-technical skills:

  • Client-focused approach
  • Good communication skills
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Spatial reasoning

Study Courses

  • B.Sc in Computer Science from Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
  • B.Sc in Computer Science from Delhi University
  • B.Tech programme in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT-Kanpur 
  • Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) from Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research, Pune 
  • Bachelors of Computer Application (BCA) from Parul University, Vadodara
  • Mobile app development course certification from MobiGnosis, Bengaluru
  • Mobile app development course certification from Ace Web Academy, Hyderabad 
  • Mobile app development course certification from Try Catch Classes, Mumbai 
  • Android app development course certification from Webskitters Academy, Kolkata 
  • Mobile app development course certification from Concept Solutions, Thiruvananthapuram 

Career progression

Junior app developer – lead developer – senior development manager


Rs 3.5 lakh – 6 lakh – 10 lakh

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