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Mubar Dauda
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PROGRAMMING: A LIFETIME SKILLS

In the world of technology, programming has been of aid to the world and will grow in the coming years

Computer programs are essentially a series of written languages that computers understand, which is typically a hybrid language between regular English and mathematics.

Without programmers writing programs telling computers and other technological devices what to do, they would literally be doing nothing and none of us would be able to enjoy any of the luxuries technology has to offer.

Programs are found in everything from video games to phone apps, and that pool of products is growing. We are moving toward a more technologically advanced world, the need for programmers will continue to grow in the present years and beyond.

Since programming is just about every piece of technology we use this day, the opportunities to find work are almost endless. But there are certain jobs that have more growth than others within the field.

Software Developers, for example, are expected to see an average growth rate of 24% in the next 10 years despite the average for all jobs combined only being 7% in the same amount of time. Software Developers are responsible for many of the apps you have grown to love and in the next 10 years, there will be thousands of new apps that come to life.

So if you’re tech-savvy, a good leader and also creative enough to come up with the next big thing, this might be the job for you. On the opposite end of the spectrum, regular computer programming jobs, although high paying and in demand, are expected to face a 7% decline in the next ten years. These are jobs are highly important but the fact that they can be done remotely means companies tend to hire employees overseas who are willing to take much less pay.

The availability of several opportunities does not mean they are literally endless. If pursuing a career as a programmer is something you truly want to do, make sure you separate yourself from the rest of the crowd and you can start by getting matched up with a tutor who can give you the tools to ensure this happens.

With a fairly high starting salary and in a field that is expanding at an exponential rate, learning how to program and working as a programmer seems to be a skill that will last for a long period.

If pursuing a career as a programmer is something you truly want to do, make sure you separate yourself from the rest of the crowd and you can start by getting matched up with a tutor who can give you the tools to ensure this happens.

Mubar Dauda
AI practitioner | Data scientist | Entrepreneur | Karatéka

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