Developers are hugely in demand at the moment thanks to a long-term tech skills gap in the UK. It is an attractive route: they earn about £40,000 on average and can work their way up to six-figure salaries.
Developers can work in freelance, permanent or flexible jobs, specialise or opt for general roles and can claim to work in one of the most exciting, burgeoning areas in the economy.
No wonder so many options are emerging for people to start or switch their careers to coding.
We review some of the best courses and bootcamps in the UK for those looking to make the leap: from paid or free options to day courses or 16-week programmes.
Online vs classroom courses
Online courses let you work at a pace that suits you, drop in and out and not have to leave the comfort of your home, while also generally being