Android Developer Salary in Nigeria

Here in this post, we are going to explore Android developer salary in Nigeria. We hope you find this information interesting and useful.

The number of Android users in Nigeria is on the increase daily as there are new companies coming up with new applications daily. Companies like Tecno, Infinix, Huawei, Gionee and the rest of them release new android phones daily which require the presence of apps to make the phones function to the fullest.

There are various applications which we get to see on our phones every day either, android phone apps or web browser apps, book apps, android games etc.

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Android Developer Salary in Nigeria
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Android developers are the individuals responsible for the creation of android apps which operate on our phones. Through the writing and creating of codes, they give a certain function through the codes which make or create an android app.

Android is the operating system used by phones mostly and it is owned by Google. It is naturally installed by the phone producers from the inception of the production.

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We are not totally sure if the job of an Android developer can be said to be recognised or be said to be a popular job in Nigeria.

Unlike other countries that recognise android developers, Nigeria is not yet open to the realities of the benefits of being an android developer.

Although the top employers of Android developers in Nigeria are banks, software companies and companies that need apps to run their businesses.

An android developer uses mostly Java and C++ and Kotlin language to work and develop android apps.

What are the responsibilities of an android developer?

The Android developer is to understand the needs of the organisation which he/she works with and then turn it into a project and then turn the expectations and specifications of the company into a useable application. Then it will be submitted to Google Playstore for use by the phone users.

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Job description and duties of an Android developer:

  1. Collaborate with a team to design and define apps for the organisation
  2. To work with outside APIs and data sources.
  3. To run tests to ensure the usability and effectiveness of the app created.
  4. Building of better and advanced android apps to meet new trends and growing demands of the tech world.
  5. To monitor the app usage and fix necessary app bugs and factors which may hinder the optimum performance of the app.

In order to be certified as an android developer to be considered by any company or firm which may require your services, you must have;

  • Gotten a degree in Computer science or Mathematics or engineering
  • Android development skills
  • Experience as an android app development
  • Experience in the publishing of an app on Google Playstore
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies and trends

Salary of an Android developer:

The salary of an Android developer is a very comfortable pay for a beginner, unlike other jobs which may require you to receive a little sum.

Basically, an Android developer collects between 100,000-120,000 monthly in Nigeria. It is a good start for a pay as a junior developer, until you grow in the organisation, as you grow, your pay increases.

All with the knowledge of programming languages and coding, you can be on your way to a comfortable pay, no matter where you work.

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The only way you will receive something smaller than this is if you work with a start-up tech company or if you are desperate to receive something else lesser than the standard pay for an android developer.

Now you know the pay of an android developer, if you have been receiving less, you have to approach your employer kindly for an increase in your pay or look towards getting something more rewarding. Better still go on freelancing jobs, it would really help your pay.

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Godspower Ugadu

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