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BAM! Devs Offer Guidance, Student Engagement

The BAM! development team at Pop Art are passionate about helping up and coming coders learn the skills needed to enter the world of software development and offered some wide-ranging advice to students looking to build a career in this field.

Pick a stack (a set of technologies and tools used to create and run software) and get really good at it.

Scott McGillivray, chief technology officer for Pop-Art.

The exact coding skills and languages you’ll need will vary depending on the workplace, but it helps to know what languages are most commonly sought after from employers. We used real-time job analysis software to identify the top five technical skills employers are looking for in their software developers:2

  • Java™
  • SQL
  • JavaScript™
  • C#
  • Python