Essential Career Tips From Industry Experts

Industry Experts Tell All We’re passionate about a few things at Code Institute, but our ultimate goal is to ensure that our graduates find their ideal job in software development. We want to help you to navigate your new career landscape with confidence and capitalise on all the job opportunities that come your way.We created […]

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Career Series Ep 1: Top 5 Tech Interview Tips

We’re really excited to announce our brand new video series the Code Institute Career Series. We meet with industry leaders regularly to come up with new industry-led ideas. After taking their feedback on board we decided on a video series. Our aim is to help inspire our students and people who are passionate about tech […]

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Career Success: 6 Tips To Nail Your First Tech Interview

Whether you’re a recent Code Institute graduate or you’re struggling to find yourself the perfect new job, it’s no surprise that searching for a new career opportunity is tough. Finding the time to research companies, get those applications in and maintaining your motivation is a full-time job! Our Head of Mentoring, Yoni, is an experienced […]

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What Does A Software Developer Do? A Day In The Life

Software development is a relatively new field, and as such, is less understood than other professions that have been around a bit longer. So we’ve taken a look behind the curtain to look at a typical day in the life of a software developer to help you understand what the job entails and whether you’d […]

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Things to Consider when Looking for a Coding Job

If you’re reading this, you probably appreciate that the jobs market has changed: There’s a shortage of coders, and more and more employers are looking to coding bootcamp graduates to fill the gap. That’s good news for anyone who wants to forge a new career in coding. However, that same jobs market is crowded, constantly […]

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Tech's Late Bloomers

One of the most pervasive (and least constructive) myths about technology is that it’s for the young. While we will admit that the tech world has more than its share of youthful CEOs and tycoons, it’s also an industry that values hard work, invention and creativity from any source, regardless of age. We have witnessed […]

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What is Python used for? 7 Practical Uses

Python is now one of the most commonly used programming languages in the world. Its functions can be carried out with simpler commands and less text than most competing languages, making it incredibly versatile and accessible for a huge variety of people and uses. It’s not an exaggeration to say that Python plays a part […]

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5 Non-Coding skills that are handy for Coders

You might think that when you change career and learn a new skill that you’re starting from scratch. That’s not the case at all. Every one of us has a unique life experience, work experience and education that we bring to every new endeavour. And you’d be surprised at what you’ve learned over the years […]

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11 Milestones in Learning to Code

There’s a handful of things you need if you want to work in coding; some aptitude, an open mind, and perhaps most importantly, resolve. The one thing our most successful graduates have in common is determination.Bootcamps are intensive and hard work, so it’s nice to remember that you’re never far from a eureka moment.Those little […]

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Coding Salaries – The Breakdown

Coding (or software development) is a fulfilling career for numerous reasons: It’s creative, satisfying, and always evolving. Of course, it also helps that it’s a terrific industry for those who value progression – incremental pay rises are not uncommon in tech, and coders can expect their asking price to climb after a few short years. […]

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