Senior development consultant writes: My job involves architecture and design of software, and architecture strategy guidance to clients. I am team leader for software development projects at my company. I work for a Microsoft solutions provider in Wellington and have been in the role for just over a year. My skills include .Net, C#, WPF, WCF, ASP.NET, WinForms, SharePoint and software architecture. Previous roles include analyst-developer and owner of a software development company. Career highlights include listing the company on the Johannesburg stock exchange in 1998 and finishing my Masters' degree in information management. I have been developing software for 15 years and for 10 of those years, either ran my own company or was a major shareholder in a company.
ITmaniacs replies: Architect/developers with your skill set are highly sought-after and very well paid. A huge plus for you is your commercial experience with the .NET 3 framework, something that many .netters would love to get their hands on. We would describe you as a software solutions architect and recent placements would indicate a salary of somewhere around the $110,000-$120,000 mark,depending on the size of the hiring company and the depth of its pockets.
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