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.
Az informatikai szektort érintő szakemberhiány a munkaerőpiac egyik legnagyobb kihívásává nőtte ki magát. Ebben a helyzetben egyre nagyobb jelentőséget kapnak a speciálisan vállalatra szabott megoldások. A corporate bootcamp kifejezetten a cég igényei alapján kidolgozott képzés, ami akár azonnal projektre állítható szakembereket biztosít. A gyakorlati működést és előnyöket a Lufthansa Systems Hungáriával kialakított együttműködésünkön keresztül mutatjuk be.
The benefits of low-code, or platform-based development are widely recognized by more and more companies, however, there are still many questions around the technology. That’s why we organized a roundtable session where we discussed the platform’s potentials, including the fact that low-code can be the perfect entry point to an IT career.
Richárd Németh started programming during his second career change. After graduating from Green Fox, he worked as a front-end developer, then recently changed to a full-stack position, and his current job has taken him to the USA. How does he spend a working day and what skills does he need for his job? Discover the world of full-stack development through Ricsi’s story!
In 2021 July, we launched our free, online, basic level IT support course called "Hello IT! for Women" in cooperation with INCO Academy - Work in Tech and with the support of Google.org. Through the program, we are helping 300 women to prepare for the challenges of digitalization.
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.
Nowadays, it is not enough for a programmer to write excellent lines of code; it is also becoming more and more important what soft skills they have. What is the added value of a psychologist developing these skills? What methods are worth adapting in a corporate environment? Our psychologist Fruzsina Fejes answered these questions by presenting the Green Fox strategy.
The lack of professionals in the IT sector has clearly become one of the biggest challenges in the labour market. In this situation, solutions tailor-made for a company’s needs are gaining ground. The corporate bootcamp is a training specifically designed to meet a company's needs and expectations. Its graduates are professionals who are ready to join a project immediately. Now we explain the practical operation and the advantages through the example of our co-operation with Lufthansa Systems Hungária.