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Unlock Lucrative Tech Career Paths: Find Your Way in Full Stack Development, Data Analysis, Cybersecurity, and Game Development. Discover Key Languages and Tools to Kickstart Your Journey!

Unlock Lucrative Tech Career Paths: Find Your Way in Full Stack Development, Data Analysis, Cybersecurity, and Game Development. Discover Key Languages and Tools to Kickstart Your Journey!

It’s no longer news that Tech is a very lucrative field. It’s also a very vast field, so it’s sometimes difficult to decide where and how to start. Here are some highly rewarding tech career paths and the languages frequently used. You can use this as a guide when deciding on the tech career path to embark on 🙂

Full Stack Developer

A full stack developer is someone who develops or manages the Back end and Front end development of a website or web app. Let’s break this down!

    • Front-end development: This is the beautiful part of a website you can interact with, everything from the logo, buttons, text, and images. The languages recommended for this are HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
    • Back-end development: This refers to the part of the website users don’t see. It pretty much works as an undercover agent lol. Back-end development covers server-side web application logic and integration and activities, like writing APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) and working with databases. The languages recommended for this are JavaScript, PHP, Python, Ruby, SQL, anD MongoDB.

    A full stack developer basically has to do both (Front-end and Back-end development). Most companies now differentiate roles for Front-end and Back-end developers. So don’t let this scare you. You can get a job with knowledge of only Front-end development.

    Data Analyst/Scientist:

    Harvard Business Review describes the role of a data scientist as “the sexiest job of the 21st century.” Ever since the field has gotten so much buzz and recognition, which has increased the need for data skills. Although similar, Data Analysts and Data Scientists carry out different tasks that require different skills and tools. 

      • Data Analyst: A data analyst typically gathers, interprets, and identifies trends in data so as to order to solve a problem(s). A data analyst mostly uses tools like Excel, Tableau, or Power BI. They also have basic fluency in SQL, Python, or R.
      • Data Scientist: Data scientists use more advanced data techniques to make predictions about the future. They might automate their own machine learning algorithms or design predictive modeling processes that can handle both structured and unstructured data. Data Scientists usually have one or more of these skills up their sleeves:  Python, R, Java, SQL, Matlab, and Big Data Frameworks like Hadoop, Spark, and MapReduce) 


      A Cybersecurity professional is the person responsible for securing software and networks during and after their development stages. They do this by monitoring, detecting, investigating, analyzing, and responding to risks, vulnerabilities, and threats (hackers or crackers). There are several career paths in Cybersecurity like;  Security Systems Administrator, Security Software Developer, Information Security Analyst, and everyone’s favorite, Ethical Hacker! Here are the top programming languages to learn if you want to get into cybersecurity: C, C++, Python, PHP, JavaScript, and SQL.

      Game development

      Game Development is pretty much the process of creating a game. It entails the design, development, and release of a game. Almost every software developer wanted to be a game developer at some point. It was one thing that got a lot people interested in programming. If you choose to pursue a career in game development, here are some programming languages to have under your sleeve: C++, C#, Java, and JavaScript