About Software & Web

Have you ever thought about making an app or a website or had a great idea for tech solution? Perhaps you’ve had an idea for a piece of software that could really help people. If you have, then a career in Design, Software & Web could be for you.

This sector encompasses a range of digitally creative roles and technologies that deliver software products for use on computers, tablets and mobile phones, as well as in vehicles and in the latest machinery. The skills and interests required for this area are related to coding, web and app technologies and the design and formatting of digital information. 

Social media, apps, websites, computer programs for businesses, digital health services, military and educational systems, instructions for industrial machinery, robots, vehicles, aircraft and ships – as smart technology becomes more and more integrated into modern living, a career in this area is a way to get involved in multiple different job sectors.

Whether you want to be a web developer, software engineer or digital designer, this sector will let you use your planning, testing, mathematical, artistic and creative skills to deliver software that can make a difference to people, entertain the masses or power the businesses and machinery of the modern world. You can explore the future now! 

If you are slightly more drawn to the entertainment applications of software then you might want to explore Video Game Development instead.

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The World Wide Web (the top layer of the Internet that you're looking at right now) was invented by English computer scientist, Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1989.

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Ipswich, Suffolk
You will gain an in-depth understanding of how the business operates, developing your skills and knowledge and discover what you enjoy. You will be encouraged to expand, challenge and nurture your curiosity, to be the best you can be!
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Video Game Development: First two-player coin-operated video game
Did You Know? The first two-player coin-operated video game is likely to be 'Galaxy Game' - a prototype arcade computer game developed at Stanford University in the USA. Students Bill Pitts and Hugh Tuck conceived and built the machine at a cost of US$20,000...
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Wire Frame - free digital issues of the videogame development magazine
Wireframe magazine is published by Raspberry Pi Press, the publishing imprint of Raspberry Pi Trading Ltd.
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A few amazing apprenticeship opportunities at top companies — earn while you learn!
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Junior Graphic Designer
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Bury ST Edmunds, Suffolk
Vacancy reference GRP-BSE-KS-2606 Graphic Desing Graduate preferred or equivalent qualification Proficiency in Microsoft Office programmes essential as is the ability to work to deadlines Interested? To apply go to resourcing@servest.co.uk or call 0800614678
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DROP IN - TUESDAY & FRIDAY 9AM - 3PM. IT for Beginners - Food Hygiene - Self Employment - CSCS (Construction Health & Safety) - CV Writing and more...
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