Career


Your first year as a Software Developer

Are you making a move to software development? Have you just started learning how to code? Or, have you finally landed your dream career as a software developer in your dream firm? Wherever you are in your coding journey, congratulations on getting this far. Today, we’ll give you a peek into some of the challenges […]

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Coding Careers for Women

Coding Careers for Women is a joint initiative between Code Institute, Education and Training Boards, Regional Skills Fora and tech employers in Ireland. It offers women who are unemployed or returning to the workforce a pathway into tech careers.

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Graduate Story: Ryan

In 2021, Code Institute interviewed many of our students and graduates regarding their time on our Full Stack programme and their career change journey. One such interviewee was Ryan from Shropshire. Tell us about yourself. I am now a developer with Extra Mile Communications in Staffordshire, although I’m actually in Shropshire. I am a career changer. I’m […]

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Committed to Student Success

Code Institute is committed to our student’s success. We are continually investing in our platform, curriculum and careers team so our students can land their dream job and progress quickly in tech. Since the foundation of Code Institute in 2014, the world of technology and the software development landscape has changed dramatically. The last two […]

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Graduate Stories: Liga – Finance to Adyen

In 2021, Code Institute interviewed many of our students and graduates regarding their time on our Full Stack programme and their career change journey. One such interviewee was Liga from Latvia. Liga now works as a Technical Support Engineer for Adyen in the Netherlands.  What did you do before Code Institute? My background is in […]

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Why become a Woman in Tech?

The tech field is becoming a more diverse field in which to work. However, STEM roles have been more male-dominated than other industries for many years. With the slow increase in the number of women working in the tech industry in recent years, we look at what it’s like working as a tech woman and […]

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10 reasons to become a developer

Software developers are literally in every industry. With technology getting more innovative and affordable, every niche industry employs specific software to manage and coordinate their businesses. This rising demand necessitates hiring new and more software engineers capable of producing high-quality software for those businesses. However, is the great demand the only reason you want to […]

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Tech Roles in Non-Tech Companies  

Regularly, readers ask us if tech professionals work only in tech companies. Our response is always simple. No. Technology is used in practically every popular niche industry that requires a strong customer relationship. This means niches like retail, finance and healthcare are in constant demand for tech forces in their teams. So, let’s look at […]

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7 Career Change Tips for Software Development

Have you come to a realisation that the career you’ve selected isn’t suited for you after years of working in the same field? If you have, you are not alone since many have been in your stance before. So what area are you choosing to convert to? Is it the software development sector? If that’s […]

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Graduate Stories: Daniel Ellis, Retail to Shopware

Code Institute has many graduates who have changed careers to software development. They’ve worked hard at learning their new skills and are now reaping the benefits of what software development can offer. In this graduate story, we spoke with Daniel Ellis. Daniel hails from the UK and has been based in Berlin for the last […]

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