Green List for Developer Programmer

To work out whether you meet the definition of Developer Programmer as per Appendix 13 of the Operational Manual, check against the details below.
Details on eligibility for Straight to Residency or Green List Work to Residence pathways and streamlined Accredited Employer Work Visa
Minimum pay requirement
$61.69 per hour
Work experience
Non-Degree Post-Study Work Visa
Based on Operation Manual Appendix 13 published on 11 August 2023


Green List Tier 1

Occupational Group

ICT, Electronics and Telecommunications



ANZSCO Description

Interprets specifications, technical designs and flow charts, builds, maintains and modifies the code for software applications, constructs technical specifications from a business functional model, and tests and writes technical documentation.

Green List Requirements

Remuneration for the employment must be $61.69 per hour or above, or the equivalent annual salary. For Straight to Residence only, where the employment or offer of employment is based on a contract for services the remuneration must be $92.54 per hour or the equivalent annual salary and a minimum of 10 years’ work in a relevant role is required.

Minimum Pay Requirement

A minimum hourly pay rate of $61.69 is required.

Residency Pathway

To be eligible you must be working for an accredited employer or have a job offer from one. If you meet all the visa requirements you can apply for a Straight to Residence Visa now.

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