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What Can a Software Developer Certification Do for You?

what-can-a-software-developer-certification-do-for-youThe world of technology is expanding and evolving faster than ever before, so it’s no surprise that skilled developers and programmers are in high demand! This is great news for your dream of having a career in IT!

Being a software developer will see you using several coding languages to design and develop exciting new systems and programs. You’ll be involved in the entire process related to creating and designing these new systems; from initial planning, to establishing parameters, designing, writing, coding, encrypting, and testing. You may also get to develop or customise existing systems that run devices or control networks to help the business run smoothly and perform more efficiently.

When it’s time to take the first steps towards your IT career, having a certification in software development will give you the edge in a challenging job market. With more and more people choosing to enter the world of technology, you’ll need all the help you can get to stand out from the crowd and make your CV the one that employers are most excited about!

Here’s why being certified is essential for your IT career.

If you already have a job in IT, having an up-to-date certification can help you get that big promotion you’ve been hoping for! It will show your employer that you are dedicated to your career and committed to the company, as your new skillset will have a positive impact on their business!

If you’re worried about finding the time to take a course alongside your job, you can stop fretting right now! Technology has had a huge impact in many areas – including training and education; this has led to courses becoming available online with the same support and dedication you’d get from a traditional classroom-based course. You’ll be able to easily fit studying around your way of living. Still deciding? Learn more about the benefits of online learning here.

software-development-certificationAlong with experience and real-world development skills, having up-to-date certifications can give you a helping hand in your dream career. According to recent studies, employers are far more likely to interview an applicant or promote an employee if they have recent certifications to prove their skills and knowledge in their field. Surely that’s enough to have you reaching for the books!

If you work for a busy organisation, taking time out for valuable training can become a strain. You’ll have an added advantage if you’ve already got the necessary certifications for your new job. With the job market already saturated with applicants, your certification could be the deciding factor that leads an employer to hire you!

Being certified tells your employer that you’ve got the most relevant and up-to-date skills for the job. Showing that you can work with the latest programs, software, coding language and operating systems highlights how you’re progressing your career with technological advances; after all, having a certificate from 10 years ago just isn’t going to cut it.
 
Thinking of updating your skills with a training course? Here’s our software developer course explained.

TTR-software-development-courseAdvances in technology is exciting and you just never know what the next gadget, app, operating system or program is going to offer!

As a software developer, your employer or client will expect you to know all the latest technological developments and find a way to bring those benefits into their business. You’ll need to stay on your toes and keep up-to-date on the latest news and advancements if you want to stay ahead of the curve in this career (although we’re sure your natural passion for all things techy will have you doing that anyway!)
 
The average salary in the UK for a qualified software developer is around £30,700, so it’s certainly worth the time and investment to complete a course and earn your certification! And when it’s time to climb the job ladder, you’ll be able to move into job titles such as senior software developer, software architect or project manager!

software-developer-codeThere are many benefits to a career as a software developer, including:

Transferable skills
One of the best things about learning a coding language, is that it is universal; ones and zeros translate to any country and any company. Software developer jobs across the board all work on the same basis, so that means you can move company, country or even field, and still have the necessary skills to find a good job! If you choose to take a course with us, your certification is internationally recognised – meaning you’ll be able to work anywhere in the world!

Free roam
The beauty of having a career in software development means that you can work anywhere you like, so long as you have a computer and an internet connection! Fancy going travelling and seeing the sighs? You can still earn a living while you fulfil your travel dreams!

Creativity
One of the great things about being a software developer is that you build things in an imaginary word! (Pretty cool right?!)
Every day you get to create something from nothing: your imagination allows you to be as creative as you like! How many jobs are like that? As a developer, you’re in the same league as writers, artists and musicians. It’s time to have some fun and create something amazing!
 
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The Training Room | 14/08/2018 14:00:00

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