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Low code is not no code

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Today, the work of software developers influences every life on this planet. Every company is becoming a software company. Experts predict that the demand for application development will continue to grow exponentially. The problem of talent shortage has exploded in software development. In 2020, the available jobs for software developers in the US alone are expected to exceed qualified applicants by a million (!). The future is bright for software developers.

No doubt, students are noticing the hype and will aspire to move into the software development sector. Nevertheless, there’s a large variety of nationalities in today’s development departments.

Currently, software engineer already ranks as the number one job in many regions. Software developers make good money: the average annual salary in the United States surpassed the 100,000 dollar mark years ago. I predict they’ll become the highest-paid persons at any company – making more than the executives (which Dutch IT entrepreneur Eckart Wintzen already considered justifiable 25 years ago).

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