Computing – Technology and Digital
Digital technology has transformed modern life - would you like to contribute to the future advancements?
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There are a huge number of digital and computing jobs in Devon. This industry is growing – which means there are likely to be more jobs available in the future. Digital skills are in very high demand across the area and most companies are looking for staff with digital and computing skills.
The computing, technology and digital sector has an array of jobs. They vary from hardware and network jobs which involves installing, servicing and monitoring networks for a business. You will be working with hardware and software and fixing problems for customers over the phone or face-to-face. Software is used in technology from computers, to phones to games, apps, or aeroplane navigation systems. All software has to be designed, developed and tested and there are lots of different jobs in this area. However, not all jobs in the tech world are for techies. There are lots of jobs in IT and digital for people with great people skills such as relationship management which involves helping customers solve their technical problems.
It is predicted this sector will grow by 5.9% by 2027 creating more opportunties in computing, digital and technology
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What you'll need
You’ll need knowledge of computer operating systems, analytical thinking skills, attention to detail, to be able to use a computer and the main software packages confidently, maths knowledge for understanding programming, problem-solving skills, persistence and determination.
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Computing - Technology and Digital Jobs
Red – Formal qualifications required – GCSEs Grades 4-9, Level 3 qualifications, A levels or Degree
Amber – Some formal qualifications may be required at Level 2 depending on the employer this will vary depending on the organisation and position
Green – No formal qualification required
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