VERNON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Skills in computer programming, coding and gaming will continue to lead
to hot job opportunities within the computer industry in 2014, according
to a recent global survey by LearnToProgram, Inc. (LTP), a leading
publisher of web, mobile and game development courses and books
worldwide. In the survey of more than 400 LTP students worldwide, nearly
80% of those who learned these skills have secured jobs in the computer
field. The most popular jobs found were programmers, software and web
developers, and systems analysts. Several students started their own
The survey was administered to students who had taken one or more LTP
online courses in the past two years. The students range in age from
older than 59 years of age to under 15. The majority of respondents were
comprised of three age groups, 18–29, 30–39 and 40–49 and were evenly
distributed. Students from more than 60 countries responded, with over
75%, the largest percentage of respondents, representing the United
States, Canada, United Kingdom, India and Australia.
“The survey results are very encouraging for anyone interested in a job
in the computer and gaming field and who is looking to acquire the
skills needed,” said Mark Lassoff, president, LearnToProgram, Inc. “The
survey results demonstrate that our quality online programming courses
in programming, coding and gaming are successfully teaching students the
skills they need to land good jobs in the hot computer field.”
Of those students who aren’t working, many are still in school, or are
taking the LTP courses for continuing education in their current field,
for fun or to change careers. The survey also reveals that the computer
programming industry still appears to be male-dominated, with 349 males
and 62 females responding.
Copies of the 2013 survey results are available upon request.
Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Vernon, Conn., LearnToProgram
provides 25 web, mobile and gaming development classes that are
available online as self-paced classes sold through multiple channel
partners. With over 50,000 students from more than 60 countries, LTP
classes are targeted for beginners who have never programmed before, as
well as more advanced students.
JFallon & Company, Inc.
Wendy Healy, 203-744-6367
Source: LearnToProgram, Inc.