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Programmers and Software Development Professionals

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£51,729

Median salary

New workers start around £28,921.86. Normal pay is £51,729 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £85,400.80.

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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Develops website and website interfaces and establishes methods to ensure appropriate website security and recovery.
  • Writes operational documentation and provides subsequent support and training for users.
  • Plans and maintains database structures.
  • Implements and evaluates the software.
  • Writes code for specialist programming for computer games, (for example, artificial intelligence, 3D engine development).
  • Tests and corrects software programs.
  • Develops user interfaces.
  • Writes and codes individual programs according to specifications.
  • Undertakes feasibility study to design software solutions.
  • Examines existing software and determines requirements for new/modified systems in the light of business needs.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Critical Thinking
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Reading Comprehension
81
Active Learning
81
Active Listening
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Speaking
69
Mathematics
68
Writing
68
Learning Strategies
66
Monitoring
66
Science
54

Computing (Foundation)

  • Course code: FDC
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification: Foundation Diploma
  • Awarding body: Pearson
  • Duration: 35 weeks
  • Course type: Full-time

Applied Cyber Security

  • Course code: UF7674, UX7675
  • Level: 4, 5
  • Qualification: Foundation Degree
  • Awarding body: University of Plymouth
  • Duration: Two years (full-time), three years (part-time).
  • Course type: Full-time, Part-time

Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

  • Course code: WPPT2
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: College Certificate
  • Awarding body: City College Plymouth
  • Duration: One day
  • Course type: Short course
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