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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 6201


  • Section: J - Information and communication
  • Division: 62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
  • Group: 620 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
  • Class: 6201 - Computer programming activities

Explanatory note

This class includes the writing, modifying, testing and supporting of software.

This class includes:
- designing the structure and content of, and/or writing the computer code necessary to create and implement:
· systems software (including updates and patches)
· software applications (including updates and patches)
· databases
· web pages
- customizing of software, i.e. modifying and configuring an existing application so that it is functional within the clients' information system environment

This class excludes:
- publishing packaged software, see 5820
- planning and designing computer systems that integrate computer hardware, software and communication technologies, even though providing software might be an integral part, see 6202

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