Everybody needs Software Developers and Engineers 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 you develop to get a job as a Software Developer and 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
In a job as a Software Engineer, you will work 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 a Software Developer you will spend a lot of 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 Software 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 Software Developer to a Senior Software Engineer in an ever-changing landscape of platforms and languages.
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