Career


5 reasons to future-proof with code

We all know that the tech sector is booming. Look at your nearest major city. Chances are, some of the following tech firms have an office near you; Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Dell, Oracle, Intel, Accenture, and many others. Then include tech-related companies from your own country. The tech industry are huge employers, and they […]

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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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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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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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The 5 Day Coding Challenge – Time & Commitment. Totally worth it.

There is a famous Theodore Roosevelt quote, “Nothing worth having comes easy“. It’s true. Think about it. You don’t just wake up one morning and climb Everest. If you want to do that, you have to work hard for it. The same theory can be applied to anything worth having. Take the 5 Day Coding […]

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