Software engineering is a new field, with tons of growth and demand for talent. Today, companies are looking to fill over half a million software engineering roles. This guide covers what that looks like for compensation and how you can become a software engineer.
Through 21 pages, we’ve built a guide that covers what software engineering really is, what skills you need to become a software engineer, what the job market looks like, the day-to-day, and average salary figures across a variety of variables. Finally, we wrap up with an analysis of who are the top employers for software engineers and how to succeed in the interview -- and how Springboard can help you become a software engineer.
This guide is for people who want to become software engineers, and want to learn what salaries they can expect, how to optimize for the best salary, and how they can succeed in breaking into a new career path and becoming software engineers.
If you’re interested in being mentored 1:1 by software engineering professionals and the first coding bootcamp with deferred tuition and a job guarantee as well as career coaching, Springboard offers the Software Engineering Career Track -- a flexible, online self-paced bootcamp that will help you become a software engineer -- or you get your money back.
Your day-to-day might look like Elie Schoppik's. Elie is a web developer by trade, as well as the co-founder and lead instructor at Rithm School, a full-stack web development program.
Jaxson Khan is CEO at Khan & Associates, a global advisory firm that helps innovative companies and organizations with strategy, communications, and growth. He previously served as head of marketing at Nudge.ai, the Canadian AI Company of the Year in 2018.