Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly. They turn the program designs created by software developers and engineers into instructions that a computer can follow. In addition, programmers test newly created applications and programs to ensure that they produce the expected results. If they do not work correctly, computer programmers check the code for mistakes and fix them.
Web Designers can have different titles at different organizations. Here are the top job titles associated with this career:
Between July 2019 and June 2020, there were 162,741 unique jobs posted for Computer Programmers in the US. The average monthly number of hires during the same period was 7,188 with a median salary of $84,282. Source: EMSI
The foundational track focuses on the core programming languages used by the biggest web sites. Knowing these programming languages opens the door to web and applications development as well as other opportunities such as data analytics and data science.
The intermediate track takes the programming skills acquired in the Foundational track and applies them to the process of basic web development.
The advanced track adds in the tools required to perform high-end development.