Whether you’re working as a front-end, back-end or full-stack developer, it’s integral to know what programming languages can help land that coveted over-$80,000-a-year salary. Over the years, Technical.ly has gone out of its way to answer that question on several occasions. That reporting has led to identifying computer systems design and related services as among the top 10 industries with the highest earners in Baltimore during both 2009 and 2019. Seeing the tea leaves of software development is the difference between being an early adopter with a million-dollar raise and staying behind the curve, struggling to find a market for legacy technology.
Here’s a breakdown of prior articles that point to the coding trends that will get you hired — and the hot software in the market that’s behind those million-dollar raises.
Three coding bootcamp directors in Pittsburgh explain the coding languages they’re teaching and why it gets their students hired.
A guest post by Ken Rimple, in which he offers a 20-year retrospective on trends in programming languages.
Learn how to pivot from careers in education, military, finance, blogging and meteorology into software development.
A conversation on how bootcamps have changed and adjusted over the pandemic with the rise of remote work. Using a case study from Wilmington, Delaware, this article dives into where this evolution leaves local companies at the end of bootcamps, when participants are looking for that first tech job.
Eric Solender, CTO of Baltimore’s MindStand Technologies, shares four tips and plenty of resources on the skills and mindset that can lead to a career in software development.
Software trends with startups
AI and machine learning is a feature all the technologists are adding to their tech stacks but another one that’s really picking up steam is Salesforce.
The journey of Youreka Labs is a prime example of the impact a company working to create software that integrates with Salesforce can achieve. The former company went from raising an $8.5 million Series A to being acquired by B2B software solutions provider Dispatch in a year.
Hampden-based BenefitsApp was built through Salesforce tools to improve users’ access to healthcare care info and employee health benefits.
Salesforce also helped bring this Pennsylvania-based, 70-year-old family business into the modern age.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning
Donte Kirby is a 2020-2022 corps member for Report for America, an initiative of The Groundtruth Project that pairs young journalists with local newsrooms. This position is supported by the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation. -30-