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When scaling your team, finding the right full stack developer can be a challenge. A poor hiring decision can lead to setbacks, low-quality code, and wasted time. Here we unpack everything you need to know about hiring full stack developers for your team.
These developers have a diverse skillset, able to work with both back end as well as front end technologies. They commonly have experience in the following areas:
A well-crafted full stack developer job description is a key first step to ensure that the right people are applying for the role. Your job description should include the following information:
Need some support writing one? Here, we unpack the most important job requirements and what you need to include in the job description.
Full stack developer salaries can vary widely depending on company size, industry, individual experience and skills, as well as type of work. These factors all influence the salary a company will offer to a prospective hire.
That said, check out our detailed breakdown for full stack developer salaries in South Africa.
View our developer salary hub for more salary information, including programming languages, industry and frameworks.
Here are some general full stack interview questions you can use to find the perfect technical and cultural fit for your team:
If you're hiring for a specific level of experience, you'll need to tailor your questions to a developer's seniority. Check out our full stack developer interview questions article.
When sourcing full stack developers, don’t restrict yourself to just looking for experience in the common framework you might be using in your organisation, such as React. You can broaden the talent pool by looking for developers with experience in similar front end frameworks, such as Angular, Vue.js, Nuxt.js, Next.js and Express.js.
It's easier than ever to tap into a global pool of tech talent, and South Africa offers a thriving marketplace of developers. For employers, hiring full stack developers in South Africa provides several advantages:
Not hiring just yet? Check out resources and insights from industry experts on our blog.
Learn what full stack developers earn in South Africa at different levels of experience and seniority.
Discover what developers in South Africa are earning, learning, and looking for in a developer job, based on community data from 4500+ developers.
Finding the right full stack developer can be a challenge. In this article, we unpack everything from skills, salary, experience, and the benefits to consider when hiring a full stack developer.