We interviewed B Burvill, QA Tester at ShortBreaks at Holiday Extras on her experience and thoughts on women in tech.
Checking and testing new or updated code before deploying to our various websites.
I have always loved Technology and feel very at home with learning new skills and being a geek.
I am currently studying BA(Hons) Computing & IT with the Open University. I have gained BA(Hons) Visual Design Communication, University of Kent, 2010. This really sparked my interest in web development.
I shadowed on a couple of occasions whilst I was working at Holiday Extras in the web team there, other than that only the knowledge I have gained whilst employed in other roles.
I think it is a big sterotype, being that only males would enjoy coding or capable.
There is such a growing demand for web developers that the career opportunities are vast and the pay is better than average.
Good question, who knows?!
Demos and workshops on what is involved in various roles within the the web industry, and how to learn for free? Two good free resources for learning to code are: