The tariff structure for academics' salaries is very transparent in Germany. This is a good approach in light of the many different payment models in academia. It is important to note that this career will not make you rich!
Software developers work in almost all industries. Modern information technology is used everywhere from business and administration to social and artistic fields. Due to the wide range of applications, software developers are in demand and are well paid.
Professors and junior professors receive their salary on the basis of the W salary scale. Their basic salary varies in each federal state. They may also be eligible for performance bonuses, which must be negotiated skillfully.