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Why software development can help your career

Tech skills are a necessity for future professionals. No longer are these skills just associated with the tech industry. For the most part, it does not matter what industry you’re in, tech will play a part, and a knowledge of code will be a huge benefit for those in the know. There are many reasons […]

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What does a software developer do?

Code Institute’s goal is to close the Software Development skills gap within the tech industry. We are fully aware of what’s on offer out there, and as a result of our research, we reckon that there has never been a better time for career changing and to learn to code. But, what does a software […]

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Average UK Software Developer salary versus other industries

With the number of UK tech jobs steadily increasing, industry leaders are becoming more worried about the skills gap in the ICT industry. This gap is one of the reasons as to why an average UK software developer salary fares so well against other industries. As we reported last week, there is an expected skills […]

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ICT & Software Developer Salaries Consistently High Worldwide

Recently, we looked at software developer salaries in Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Ireland, the UK and the USA, and a continuous trend is highlighting itself. ICT & software developer salaries, in general, are consistently in the top average earner lists for each country. Over the last few days, we have gone through a mix of […]

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Dutch Software Development starting salaries versus others

Often we are asked about the benefits of becoming a software developer and why people should learn to code. We offer many reasons. Firstly, it’s one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries in the world. Secondly, with a skills gap looming for every continent, it offers work all around the globe. There are […]

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Software developer salaries versus USA’s 20 most common jobs

Often we’re asked by potential students what the benefits of being a coder are. In fact, we recently published an article about it here. One of the points we always mention is salary. While we know that life isn’t all about money, we do know that most people find an attractive salary to be enticing. […]

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UK tech jobs continue to grow

There’s a rather large skills gap in the tech industry around the world. Recent European estimates show an ICT skills shortage of between 500,000 and 900,000. Eurostat Statistics indicate that 41% of European companies who are trying to recruit ICT professionals are finding it difficult to hire staff. With an estimated ICT gap of 150,000 […]

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A career in software development? But why?

Worldwide, there is a skills gap in the field of software development. In the US, we’re told that there will be a gap of up to one million jobs in the ICT sector. Eurostat Statistics indicates that 41% of European companies trying to recruit ICT professionals are finding it difficult find eligible staff. In fact, it’s […]

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Skills Gap in STEM not going away in the USA

If you look at the unemployment figures for the USA you will see that things appear to be going quite well. Nationally, unemployment is at its lowest since April 2000 at 3.8%. Whatever the reasoning is behind this, these figures are positive. However, the chasmic skills gap in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) and […]

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Why online learning is now better than classroom

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