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Full Stack Developer Salary in Nigeria

Here in this post, we are going to bring to you full Stack Developer Salary in Nigeria.  We hope you find this article insightful and interesting.

In Nigeria there are just about many job positions which you can think of with a very good salary attached. That is why most jobs when being advertised; they do state the salary expectations of most of these job positions.

Nigeria is fast becoming a technologically driven country with all the growth factors of technology. Looking at the title or name “Full Stack Developer” you will have to look at its meaning and the duties associated with the name.

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Full Stack Developer Salary in Nigeria
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Who is a Full-stack developer?

Simply you can say that a full stack developer is responsible for front and back-end web development.  Although you may have a front-end developer and back-end developer, a full stack developer is one who has full knowledge about the two.

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A full stack developer is able to understand about 5-6 languages (Programming). According to rankings of software developers, the full stack developers are the majority in the market of software developers, which makes them a pretty hotcake in the technology job market.

Full stack also refers to the collection of a series of technologies which will be needed to complete a project.

You may have a soft spot for technology and there is to it, you may just want to be a front-end developer or a back-end developer but once you have a good knowledge of these two, you are on your way to being a full stack developer. Sometimes it is said when you know too much. Then you know nothing; which is why it is advised to focus on one speciality.

We would like to reveal the salary expectations or what the salary is like for a full stack developer in Nigeria for those who may be thinking of a career as a software developer. But let us look at what you need as personal attributes to be a full stack developer.

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A full stack developer must be:

  1. Analytical in nature
  2. Disciplined
  3. Have a creative mind
  4. Patient enough
  5. Ready to learn at all points.
  6. Pay attention to all details.

Then the main skills which you will need to be a full stack developer will include:

  1. Understanding of HTML
  2. JavaScript
  3. Back-end development
  4. HTTP
  5. Front-end development
  6. Database

These are just a few of some of the basic skills which one has to possess to be able to be a full stack developer.

If you are a fast learner and you can easily comprehend details, you may want to try an option of going for an online class. There are various ways to learn online.

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The Salary of a Full Stack Developer in Nigeria:

Due to the duties of a full stack developer in Nigeria, the pay is actually comfortable and good for a starting full stack developer; at times it still depends on where you do work, sometimes for tech companies, Banks and marketing or advertisement agencies.

Normally on a standard scale, a full stack developer earns between the ranges of 120,000-350,000naira in Nigeria. As earlier stated that it depends on where you work. Working for a bank, you will get a huge pay, while you may get something between the ranges of 120,000-200,000 working for a tech company.

It is a very important position as you are in charge of the company software handling and creation for the company, so they will have to pay very well to make your work and services valuable to the company.

It is still said that most developers are being underpaid in Nigeria but this job is becoming one of the trending skills in the tech market, and if you are good at what you do, you can be growing with your firm when you become a senior developer, you could be earning up to 500,000naira as a senior developer.

Conclusion

If you have had an interest in software development, this should be an eye-opener to the great financial benefits attached to this position.

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Being a full stack developer pays very much than most jobs. All you need to do is to have the passion and the patience and all the other attributes listed here. If you are a full stack developer and you are not being paid within this range, just know that you have been cheated.

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Godspower Ugadu

Godspower Ugadu is an Economist an a Content Developer at InfoGuideNIgeria.com. InfoGuide Nigeria is a team of Resource Persons and Consultants led by Ifiokobong Ibanga. Page maintained by Ifiokobong Ibanga. If you need a personal assistance on this topic, kindly contact us.

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