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Why You Should Study IT

 

IT usage is becoming increasingly prevalent in day-to-day life, as people become progressively dependent on their digital devices. We’re in the 21st century and today everything’s about technology. In 2018, 64% of adults described the internet as ‘an essential part of their life’. If you’re fascinated by the technology world, why not take it a step further and study an IT course?

 

Always in demand

As technology progresses the need for IT professionals will only increase. The better your skill set the more in demand your expertise will be.  With jobs being so scarce, the IT industry continues to show a promising demand trend. At the end of 2020, a Tech Nation report revealed that 1 in 10 UK job vacancies are IT roles. They estimated that if the growth continued at the same rate, there would be 100,000 jobs available per month before the end of June 2021.

What skills will I get if I study IT?

Studying IT you will develop practical skills, such as programing, database security and networks. IT is great at helping you build project management and numeracy skills, and it will also encourage you to think logically in order to solve problems.

 

Career path

Our IT courses will allow you to take your career in a number of different directions such as Web Design, Networking, E-Commerce and Computing. Here is a list of possible career paths you may take:

  • Web developer: Web developerscreate and maintain websites. Average salary: £37,245
  • Data analyst: Data analysts collect, organise and interpret statistical information to make it useful for a range of businesses. Average salary: £37,228
  • UX Designer: A UX designeris concerned with the entire process of acquiring and integrating a product, including aspects of branding, design, usability and function. Average salary: £53,293
  • Software engineer: Software engineers apply scientific and mathematical principles in order to create computer software and solve problems. Average salary: £43,840

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