What is a Coding Bootcamp?
A coding bootcamp is designed to cover the most in-demand software skills when developing software products. To give you a short-cut into employment because your skills are developed to employer needs. The focus therefore is very practical, like an internship. A Coding Bootcamp is aimed at equipping students with the necessary skills to meet the most current demands in terms of software skills required by industry (also called the skills gap). We all know that the software industry is fast-moving and continuously evolving. This has the effect that there is always a demand for current software skills. A coding bootcamp is basically a short-cut into the coding industry by focusing the training programme on the most in-demand skills. Read about the shortage of computer programmers in South Africa.
What are the most in demand skills?
According to the influential site Stackoverflow.com here are the most popular programming languages in 2017:
What should I choose?
What kind of job can I expect?
If this is your first job, you can be expected to be employed as a junior developer or intern in a company that use the skill set that you then will have. Some companies choose to retrain our graduates into another language, but this is normally done in about a week or so. We have employers who ask us regularly for juniors, but we also assist in the job – hunting process so that students can apply into the open market. We have Compuways IT Recruitment (established for 25+ years) in our group that help with the marketing of our students. Read the testimonials / success stories from placed students and employers.