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Discussion on: Do I Need A Computer Science Degree To Get A Job In Tech?

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Amber Wilkie

I always ignore the requirement for a CS degree. It seems like most companies put that on there by default. I'm in Amsterdam, but 19/20 roles I applied for recently got back to me with further steps in the interview process. That's pretty good, considering I don't have a CS degree and most of them "required" one.

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Matthew Collison Author

I think that's the main point - even though the job may say it requires a degree, relevant experience is just as good, and if you can get your foot in the door and show this (like many people already have) - you are now on the same playing field as other people who are "more qualified than you".

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George Hanson

I second this ^