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The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that the software industry will experience much faster than average growth through 2020. However, each job in the field has a slightly different outlook. Software developers or engineers will continue to see a high growth rate through 2020. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this occupation will experience at 30 percent growth rate, primarily due to the increased demand for software for new devices, such as tablet computers and smart phones.