Programming, Systems Analysis and Software

Prospects Profile: Application Analyst

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Applications Developer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: CAD Technician

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Game Designer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Games Developer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Machine Learning Engineer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Multimedia Programmer

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Prospects Profile: Network Engineer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: SEO Specialist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Software Tester

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Systems Developer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: UX Analyst

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: UX Designer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Web Content Manager

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Web Designer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Web Developer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Institution of Analysts and Programmers (IAP)

Britain's leading professional organisation for people who work in the development, installation and testing of business systems and computer software. Website includes a careers section.

ScreenSkills: Games

Information on career roles in this area and the skills required to be successful.

British Computer Society (BCS)

The British Computer Society (BCS) is the leading body for those working in IT as well as the qualifying body for Chartered IT Professionals (CITP). Comprehensive careers section with lots of advice, including how to get started and career progression.

E&TJ - Engineering and Technology Jobs

Search for current opportunities in Engineering and Technology (site maintained by IET).

Engineeroxy

Academic vacancies in Engineering and Technology at universities across the world.

Trainee Finder - gain work experience in the creative industries

A service offered by Creative Skillset which matches you to paid work placements in the animation, film, games, TV and VFX industries. Check their website for details of eligibility and how to register.

Digital Design Careers Zone (bubble-jobs.co.uk)

Useful advice on applying for jobs in the Digital Design sector and making the most of interviews. There is also information on the skills required for specific job types and tips on how to compile portfolios.

A Day in the Life of... (bubble-jobs.co.uk)

Profiles of people working in a range of digital careers.

How to get a job in Digital Marketing (Imaginaire)

Advice from digital marketing agency, Imaginaire, on how to pursue a career in this industry. There are tips on getting work experience and making a good impression on your CV and at interviews.

Grow your Technical Skills with Google

This resource contains links to online exercises and learning materials to develop your Programming skills. There are separate links for different levels of ability.

UKIE (The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment)

UKIE is the only trade body for the UK's games and interactive entertainment industry. Their website is a good way to keep up-to-date with developments in this industry.

Cracking the Coding Interview

189 programming questions with solutions to help with preparation for Software Engineering job applications.

  • Author: Gayle Laakmann McDowell
  • Published: 2016
  • Edition: 6

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.

A Career in Coding (Jolt)

Information on career options in Coding: Front-End Developer, Back-End Developer and Full-Stack Developer.