Developers create games and websites, as well as new online apps, by writing code. They will test these and solve problems before they are launched to the public. These applications make sure that you can carry out specific tasks on a variety of devices.
Earning potential
Average £35,000*
*based on Leeds area average base pay per year, data from
Useful skills
  • Organised
  • Logical thinker
  • Good at learning languages
  • Programmer
Useful qualifications and training routes
  • Excel skills
  • Programming skills including PHP, Java, SQL and CSS
What types of businesses could
you work for?

Large companies who regularly produce new products or services for customers.

Key industries include IT, technical, gaming, utilities, media, robotics and financial services.

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