The IT profession awaits career changers with real opportunities. Green Fox Academy's alumni research shows that our graduates are moving fast in terms of both position and salary. Find out more about how they utilizied the skills learned at Green Fox in their careers!
Those entering the IT sector are advancing at a fast pace in their careers after completing a bootcamp, our survey shows. Most students who have successfully completed a bootcamp, are already in a mid-level position after their second year in the IT profession, reaching a senior position with 3-5 years of experience.
At the same time, their monthly income is growing dynamically, participants of our survey earn an average net 290,000 HUF per month in their first job after training, which exceeds 500,000 HUF monthly net income by their third year. According to the alumni research, the average salary of graduates with 3 years of experience is 562,000 HUF net, which translates to a 845,000 HUF gross earning.
The survey found that one in four respondents originally had an ecomomics degree, followed by ones in engineering and human studies. The proportion of career changers arriving from services, education, science and health care sectors is also significant.
Participants of the survey had an average of 6,5 years of work experience before deciding to switch to an IT career with the help from Green Fox Academy. Prior to the training, most of them worked in tourism and catering, followed by education, research and science, as well as finance, banking and insurance sectors.
„Since 2016, a total of 800 IT professionals have completed our junior programming courses in Hungary. In our alumni research we have conducted with them, we were interested in whether the opportunities actually available on the labor market justified their previous expectations. We are constantly updating and developing our trainings, responding to the continuous development of technology and the needs of companies. The survey proved that the program we compiled provides competitive knowledge and that career changers interested in the IT profession can take adventage of real labor market opportunities”
- said Anita Fachs, Country Manager of Green Fox Academy in Hungary.
According to research, our junior software development training is almost a guaranteed entry into the IT sector. 92 percent of respondents who have completed at least half a year ago, report that they are utilizing the knowledge they have gained from us in their new position. Successful job seekers found their first IT job in an average of 2 months.
Put yourself to the test in our junior programming training and learn the basics of the IT profession! In addition to the curriculum, soft skill training and coaching opportunities are also part of the training, helping to prepare for job interviews and laying the foundations for effective teamwork. You can choose between online and on-campus, super-intensive and part-time training. Learn more by clicking here!
The research was conducted by interviewing 800 people who completed our junior software developer training in Hungary, between May 2016 and May 2021. The online questionnaire was completed by 249 respondents during May 2021.
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A cégek fejlődésének egyik legnagyobb akadálya a megfelelő IT szakemberek hiánya. Speciális, vállalatra szabott képzésekkel nem csupán a felvételi folyamat válhat hatékonyabbá, de a betanulási idő is jelentősen lecsökken, miközben erősíthető a munkavállalói motiváció. A képzések gyakorlati előnyeiről Bárdos Kristóf, a Green Fox Academy ügyvezetője osztja meg tapasztalatait.
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COVID made Zsolt Náday start a course at Green Fox in 2020, but he was going to do it sooner or later anyway. The epidemic period after the course was less suitable for job hunting, but Zsolt was finally able to choose from several companies and found a job as a Salesforce developer. How does he spend a working day and what skills does he need? Read our interview and get to know the world of Salesforce developers.
He studied to be a lawyer and became a dental technician. Then he realized that due to the incredible advancements in technology, there would be an ever-decreasing demand for human work. Richárd Szabó completed the Green Fox course and has been working as a junior developer for the past one year. He managed to fully realize his plan to start working in his new career before he turns 30.
Green Fox has become a strong international company and is building a regional IT talent pool. We have international courses and provide international opportunities for our students and corporate partners. We continue to build our market-leading role in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
The lack of IT professionals has been a problem in Hungary for decades now. Péter Bogyó, editor of HRTV and Anita Fachs, the head of the Hungarian operation of Green Fox Academy, sat down for an interview and talked about the current IT market trends and possible solutions to the issues facing it. We have summarized the most important bits of the in conversation below.