The rise of Java programming in the information technology world has been a Godsend for young professionals. Java programming is not like CAD programs or other proprietary software because it applies widely throughout the world economy. Java programming is used in mobile phones, computers, GPS systems, and consumer electronics alike. The widespread nature of Java has therefore led to the rise in Java-related jobs in the United Kingdom and other high technology regions.
Professionals interested in programming jobs that allow them to work in almost any industry should consider finding work as a Java programmer. As mentioned earlier, one of the most prevalent uses of Java script in the general marketplace is in mobile phones and GPS systems. These products are created and equipped by telecommunications firms, which compete in a billion pound industry worldwide.
Professionals who want a lucrative job where they can get their hands on the latest gadgets heading to the marketplace should consider telecomm positions. Java script is used for web-based mobile phone solutions, including e-mail and gaming, which have become popular over the last five years. As well, Java script is used to create elaborate mapping and location screens on GPS navigation systems. Java jobs in UK telecomm firms are incredibly lucrative and look strong over the next decade. In addition to telecommunications firms, Java programmers can find work with companies that produce consumer electronics.
Retailers contract with consumer electronic companies to produce video game systems, toys, and other products that use Java script for public consumption. Java programmers can get creative in their workplace, testing out new products to determine if their programming is working properly. These positions are highly competitive, as retailers have high product standards to meet. However, many Java programmers are able to find work through internships, projects, and trainee programs at retail and consumer electronics firms.
Finally, there are many Java jobs available in the defence and aerospace industry. Java programmers are needed by defence contractors to install programming that will ensure accurate digital maps, strong communications, and resolution of connectivity issues. Aerospace firms, which create the passenger airlines used throughout the world, use Java script for air traffic control functions and in-flight navigation systems. In all, the defence and aerospace industries offer a sense of public service and pride for the Java programmer in search of a job.
Java programmers need to determine what their long term career goal is and then work toward it through one of these positions.
Steve Bishop is the Managing Partner of Damia Group. The company specialise in information technology jobs and UK recruitment solutions as well as IT jobs in Europe.