Everybody needs Software Developers these days, from web and app development to software engineering, a Developer will be part of the process.
In Glassdoor's "Best Jobs" list from January 2019 Developer was #25 coming in with a job satisfaction rating of 3.5/5. There are around 3,000 UK job openings a month in the field, and you can look at a median salary of around £37,000 pa.
What skills should a Software Developer have to succeed?
As well as being a natural when it comes to writing and implementing code, the following are crucial.
Up to date coding and programming skills
Being able to work well with other people
Working closely with Project Managers, Designers, Clients or as part of a team is an essential part of the job, being an excellent collaborator is a must.
Great testing Skills
Keep your testing skills sharp as you will spend time debugging, upgrading and reiterating programs and conducting tests to monitor bugs.
A problem-solving mind.
Java, C#, Swift, no matter what the platform or language, as a Developer, you will be called upon to help solve problems. These could be with code and inside programmes, so having a critical and analytical mind will be very helpful.
A career in software development can offer you fantastic progression working your way up from an entry level Developer to a Senior Software Engineer in an ever-changing landscape of platforms and languages.
Are you a Developer that is looking for your next move? Or perhaps you need to fill a crucial role in your team?
We would love to chat; please get in touch with a member of our Technology division on 0161 839 5353.