🤔 What does a Full-Stack Developer do?
Full-stack developers are the Swiss army knife of programming. They can do it all, from databases to the user interface.
💸 Full-Stack Developer salary and job market
💵 Entry Salary
💵 Senior Salary
📈 10-Year Growth
🤖 Automation Risk
🙎 What it's like to be a Full-Stack Developer
Wouldn’t be nice if companies chased you down and offered you well-paying jobs on a weekly basis? Welcome to the world of your average full-stack developer.
Full-stack developers have working knowledge of front-end and back-end technologies. They can build the things you see in an app, and the things you don’t like databases.
Because they know a bit about everything related to building software, they are in high-demand at startups and major companies like Google.
What's awesome about the job
Flexibility to work remote
Dynamic position; you get to work with many different tools
What can be not-so-great
Potential to be overloaded
Pressure to have breadth of skills but not depth
🏢 What companies look for in a Full-Stack Developer
Degree in computer science, relevant experience, or a certification of completion from coding bootcamp or vocational school
Portfolio of work (often on GitHub)
Collaborative experience with building software using control systems like Git
Proficiency with server-side languages such as Python, Ruby, Java, PHP and .Net
Familiarity with database technology such as MySQL, Oracle and MongoDB
Working knowledge of cloud computing services like AWS and Azure
Excellent verbal communication skills
Good problem-solving skills
Strong organizational and project management skills