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.

Did You Know?
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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Digital E-Learning Technologist (Junior)
Closing Date:
30th September 2020
Salary:
£18,000.00-£22,000.00 per year Pro Rata
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
Studious Digital Education Ltd, Norwich, Part-time
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Apprentice Software Developer : HUT 42 SERVICES LIMITED
Closing Date:
25th September 2020
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£187.50 p/w
Location:
Norwich, Norfol
Hut 42 are seeking an Apprentice Software Developer to join their successful team of developers. Hut 42 can offer the chance to learn the role of a Software Developer, while working directly with some extremely talented programmers.
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Free Web Developer Training Course!
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30th September 2020
Give yourself the best chance at a new digital career by applying for one of our FREE training places. With a 95% success rate, what have you got to lose?
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