Here are some of the top San Jose schools offering training, including ONLC Training Centers (88 courses), Certstaffix Training (68 courses), and Sonic Training (54 courses).
Established in 2012, Hack Reactor is a 12-week immersive coding school that offers software engineering courses, career placement services, and a great network of professional companions. Hack Reactor is located in San Francisco, Austin, Los Angeles, and New York and also offers both full-time and part-time courses online.
Coding Dojo offers both online and onsite coding bootcamps and teaches three full-stack technologies in a 14-week program. Students can choose from multiple Coding Dojo locations including Berkley, Boise, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Jose, Seattle, Tulsa, and Virginia.
The Onsite Coding Bootcamp is an intense 14-week full-time curriculum that will teach you to be full-stack engineer. Unlike most bootcamps, this course provides you with different "tech stack" options that you can pick depending on the location of your school. It starts by teaching you fundamental front-end development with lessons in HTML/CSS. Afterwards, you will learn Python to set up your back-end. You will complete three projects in total and present your capstone to your peers and potential employers.
As of July 14, 2020, the Data Science Immersive course is not available.
Project Management Academy offers PMP Exam training, agile training, and other courses in project management, agile management, business analysis, quality management, and IT management. Project Management Academy provides students with online and live courses with a focus on an instructor-led teaching style.
Acquire the skills and confidence you need to pass the PMP exam in this four-day Project Manager Professional certification bootcamp. In addition to instruction from a top professional, students work with a number of study aids, including a 200-question simulated exam, 2,000 practice questions, and various study guides. This bootcamp also serves as 35 hours of PMI CE.
Prepare for CAPM certification with this four-day bootcamp. Unlike the PMP exam, the Certified Associate in Project Management does not have a work experience requirement. Students who complete this bootcamp are fully qualified to sit for, and pass, this exam and demonstrate their skills. Participants work with a number of study aids, including a simulated exam, 2,000 practice questions, post-class tutorials, and various training aids. If you are already CAPM certified, this bootcamp fulfils part of PMI’s CE requirement.
Certification Academy offers onsite and online training in business analysis, cybersecurity, IT service management, project management, Agile & Scrum, and Six Sigma. Certification offers students with rigorous courses, experienced instructors, and thought leadership.
Advance your career with this 3-day PMI Agile Certified Professional bootcamp. Students learn how to utilize Agile teams to make improvements, effectively plan team-based projects, leverage all five planning levels, and use critical test-taking skills. The study aids include 600 practice questions, an online simulation exam, in-class exercises, and a PMI-ACP study guide. This bootcamp also satisfies twenty-one hours of PMI’s continuing education requirement.
Learn the basics needed for PMP certification with this 4-day Project Management Professional bootcamp. Students receive PMP exam study aids as well as comprehensive skills training. Study materials include a pre-class study guide, online PMP simulation test, 1,000 practice questions, in-class exercises, and more. Conceptual training includes identifying and overcoming knowledge gaps, critical test-taking strategies, real-world managerial concepts, and comprehensive PMP preparedness. This bootcamp also satisfies thirty-five hours of the PMI continuing education requirement.
This 4-day Certified Associate in Project Management bootcamp prepares participants for the CAPM certification exam. Attendees learn how to identify and overcome some common knowledge gaps, critical test-taking strategies, and real-world management concepts. The study aids include 1,000 practice questions, an online simulation exam, in-class exercises, and a pre-class study guide. This bootcamp also satisfies thirty-five hours of PMI’s continuing education requirement.
ONLC has over 300 training sites and offers courses and certificates in many areas including desktop applications like Adobe, Microsoft Technical like Visual Studio, Server and Security, and Process and Programming like Java and Web Development.
Adobe CC Graphic Design Bootcamp is a 5-day course that allows students to master the core skills needed to work in Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. The curriculum is designed for beginners and will cover the fundamentals of Creative Cloud and how to utilize the Creative Cloud panel to later excel with more advanced content.
This introductory Photoshop course is meant to get students comfortable in the Photoshop interface while exercising new core skills in the process. Students can further their journey in mastering Photoshop by being introduced to selection tools, layering, and how to edit masks and channels. This course can help anyone strengthen their core skills and learn retouching, resolution, cropping, and adjusting color and tone.
This 2-day advanced Photoshop course is an builds off the beginner course and has students learning real-world 'tips and tricks.' Students will dive into more advanced concepts inspired by the Level 1 course to continue to build up their Photoshop skills.
This 2-day beginner class in Adobe Illustrator kicks off the course by thoroughly reviewing the illustrator interface and then merging into teaching new skills that can be found behind more complex drawings. Students will discover the skills behind using tools, panels, customizing and saving workspaces, setting up and saving document presets, using multiple artboards, and navigating the different elements when creating illustrations. The lessons are created to teach you the basics behind Adobe Illustrator and prepare you for more advanced content.
280 Group offers online and in-person training in product management and product marketing. Established in multiple places around the world, 280 Group provides students with in-depth training, virtual instructor feedback, and flexible scheduling options. They also provide students and organizations with consulting opportunities, recruiting templates, personalized coaching, books, and a Product Management Optimization Program.
Effectively manage a product through its entire lifecycle with this 3-day Optimal Product Management and Product Marketing seminar. Training focuses on the comprehensive and flexible Optimal Product Process. The OPP covers essential management and marketing principles, along with the seven product lifecycle phases, roadmaps, and strategies. This course uses a combination of hands-on learning, discussions, and lectures to empower participants. Students who successfully complete this seminar are ready to take the Certified Product Manager examination.
This 2-day Agile skills seminar gives participants the confidence they need to become certified product managers and dedicated product owners. Managers learn how to work with engineering teams. Seminar attendees also master specific tools, such as Hybrid, XP, Lean, and Kanban. Core concepts include skills, tactics, strategies, and terminologies. Seminar attendees acquire the knowledge and skill they need to pass the Product Owner and/or Agile Certified Product Manager exam.
Galvanize offers coding bootcamps, coworking spaces, and corporate training both online and onsite. Galvanize has locations across the U.S. including Austin, Boulder, Denver, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, Seattle, and San Jose.
Data Science Immersive Bootcamp is a 13-week full-time program that has four modules. To get accepted into the program, you'll have to pass a coding a challenge and a technical interview. However, they will provide study materials to help you succeed. Once you are accepted, you will learn Python and statistics in the first module. In the second, you will learn about machine learning and prediction. The third module will teach natural language processing and the fourth will be dedicated to your capstone project.
Certstaffix offers live online classes and group training onsite for corporate entities all over the U.S. They provide courses in End-user/Desktop, IT Pro Skills, Online Marketing, Business Skills, and Programming/Development.
This course provides an introduction to Quickbooks Basic Edition. This program uses live, online, instructor-led workshops so that students can learn from anywhere. In 1 day, students will learn how to use Quickbooks for processing payments, setting up inventory, working with lists, sending invoices, and managing bank accounts. Students will benefit from collaboration with other students in the online lab environment.
This course is an introduction to QuickBooks Online that will teach you how to use it properly from day one. In this 1-day, live, online workshop, students will learn how to use many of the tools available on QuickBooks Online. They will learn about how to set up a company, work with lists, manage bank accounts. Students will also know how to manage customers and vendors using QuickBook tools.
In this advanced QuickBooks course, students will learn how to use the Desktop Edition’s advanced toolset. This 1-day program teaches students how to handle estimating, time tracking, job costing, online banking, transactions, and much more. Students will know how to develop graphs and reports and maintain accurate company files. This program uses live instructors to teach QuickBooks in an online lab environment.
Prerequisite: Basic Quickbook skills
This course teaches basic SQL Querying in 2-days. Students learn online, attending live training provided by professional instructors. The course explores database concepts such as grouping and summarizing data, joining tables, and clauses. Working in the online lab environment, students will get hands-on experience writing simple SELECT queries and using built-in functions and expressions.
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Graphic design is visual communication through artwork or combining images and text. Graphic designers create logos, ads, social media graphics, magazines, books, websites, apps, and more.Explore Graphic Design Classes
Web design combines elements of user experience design (how the website works), visual or user interface design (how the website looks), and coding (how the website is actually built and made to function properly). Some web designers touch on all three areas, while others focus on one specific skill. If you like to design or write code, there's a role for you in web design. With billions of unique websites and more being created every day, web designers continue to be in high demand.Explore Web Design Classes
Video editing is about telling a cohesive story through combining different video clips, footage, and effects. Video editors are able to achieve this using programs such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, and Final Cut Pro.Explore Video Editing Classes
Adobe Photoshop is widely known as the best photo editing software for photographers and photo retouchers. It's also used by digital painters as well as graphic designers for creating a wide variety of designs such as social media graphics, web designs, app designs, graphics that will be animated in Adobe After Effects, and much more.Explore Photoshop Classes
Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for video post-production, compositing, effects, and animation. It's one of the most important apps for motion designers and can be used for creating animations and videos for social media, YouTube, websites, TV, and movies.Explore After Effects Classes
User experience (UX) designers work on creating functional, meaningful, and enjoyable user experiences. UX design focuses on ease of use, navigation, and functionality of products (which are commonly digital products such as websites and apps).Explore UX Design Classes
Adobe Creative Cloud is a collection of industry-leading apps dedicated to creativity, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, and many more. Adobe Creative Cloud has what you need to create projects using photo editing, bitmap or vector illustration, digital design, animation, audio, augmented reality (AR), and more.Explore Adobe Classes
Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading layout design tool for print. Publishers of magazines, books, newspapers and other media rely on InDesign for page layouts and graphic design. InDesign can also be used to create digital documents such as PDFs and eBooks.Explore InDesign Classes
Adobe Premiere Pro is the leading choice for video editing for TV, movies and the internet. It allows users to weave together video clips, graphics, and audio to produce professional grade video projects. It offers seamless integrations with Adobe Audition, After Effects, Photoshop and more.Explore Premiere Pro Classes
AutoCAD is a computer-aided design software used to create scale blueprints, schematics, and models. It’s used by engineers, interior designers, manufacturers, and architects. AutoCAD offers intelligent objects for creating common plans, such as electrical and plumbing design plans.Explore AutoCAD Classes
Adobe Lightroom is an application used for editing, organizing, and sharing photos. Lightroom is popular among both professional and amateur photographers, who often use it with Adobe's main photo editing application Photoshop.Explore Lightroom Classes
Adobe XD is built with the specific needs of a modern UX/UI designer (web design or app designer) in mind. Unlike Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator (which were originally created for photo retouching or illustration) the entire focus of the Adobe XD app is on designing the UI and UX of digital products such as websites and apps.Explore Adobe XD Classes
Sketch is a UX and UI design application. This Mac-only app allows users to create dynamic prototypes of web and mobile applications.Explore Sketch Classes
Adobe Animate is an application used to create HTML and SVG animations. Originally know as Flash, this app is popular for designing and publishing website animations.Explore Adobe Animate Classes
Adobe Acrobat is the premiere software for creating, editing, sharing, and signing .PDF documents. Adobe Acrobat is part of the Adobe Document Cloud as well as the Adobe Creative Cloud. Acrobat is used to turn documents into PDFs which are easily shared with people on any device. People can view, edit, add comments, markup corrections, and digitally sign PDF files using the Adobe Acrobat app.Explore Adobe Acrobat Classes
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Cinema 4D is a motion graphics application used to create 3D animations.Explore Cinema 4D Classes
Animation is the process of adding motion to static graphics. From films and television shows to websites and mobile apps, animation is routinely employed to draw attention and tell stories.Explore Animation Classes
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Figma is a web-based design application used for wireframing and prototyping applications. With Figma, UX and UI Designers can easily collaborate on projects and share clickable product designs with users for testing.Explore Figma Classes
Motion graphics refers to animated graphic design. It blends together text, sound, motion, animation, and visual effects to communicate a message or tell a story.Explore Motion Graphics Classes
Visual design focuses on aesthetic presentation of digital products such as websites, apps, social media graphics, and much more. Combining typography, imagery, graphics, shapes, colors, and textures to create a compelling design. Using balance, contrast, scale and space, visual designers create eye-catching designs.Explore Visual Design Classes
Adobe Illustrator is one of the most popular vector graphics applications. With seamless integrations across Adobe’s Creative Cloud, Illustrator is widely used by individuals and organizations to create resizable illustrations, design elements for videos and motion graphics, all through its powerful vector creation tools.Explore Illustrator Classes
Final Cut Pro, one of Apple's most advanced video editing platforms, gives you the tools you need to make a studio-quality movie from beginning to end or easily add a few extras to existing video. Advanced functions include layering, color correction, and more.Explore Final Cut Pro Classes
Adobe Captivate is a tool for developing interactive presentations. This tool can be used to create elearning simulations, convert existing PowerPoint presentations, capture videos and screen recordings, and insert images and videos. This tool is the most popular elearning development tool available and offers seamless integrations with other tools in the Adobe Creative Suite.Explore Adobe Captivate Classes
Web development encompasses all of the layers involved in building a website or web application. Websites are made up of two parts: the front end and the back end. Web development is used to create beautiful, interactive, and functional websites in nearly every industry.Explore Web Development Classes
Take enterprise-level projects from start to finish with a comprehensive Product Management course. Participants master core concepts, exhibit emotional intelligence, and support a company’s mission.Explore Product Management Classes
Software engineering is the process of creating applications for operating systems, as well as writing operating systems themselves. Software Engineers use a strong knowledge of coding and development to create and modify computer programs.Explore Software Engineering Classes
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Mobile development is a type of web development that focuses on building applications for mobile devices (most often phones). Mobile Developers often focus on a specific mobile operating system, such as Android or iOS.Explore Mobile Development Classes
iOS is among the most advanced and widely used mobile operating systems. iOS developers use Xcode, Apple’s Integrated Development Environment, to build apps for Mac and iOS.Explore iOS Development Classes
From basic single-computer programs to enterprise-level solutions, Java is the most widely-used code in the world. It is a simple, open-sourced code which is relatively easy to learn. Those who master it have solid employment prospects now and in the future.Explore Java Classes
The theory and practice of computer science is the foundation of most IT-related endeavors. Computer science also gives students important problem-solving skills.Explore Computer Science Classes
FinTech (financial technology) includes new technologies that aim to improve or automate financial services. Your banking app, stock app, invoicing software, and bitcoins are all examples of FinTech. The FinTech (financial technology) industry has moved far beyond early entrants like PayPal. Many experts predict that this industry could replace up to 50 percent of all bank jobs within the next few decades.Explore FinTech Classes
Visual Basic for Applications is an advanced Excel tool which allows users to visualize and conceptualize spreadsheets. In other words, VBA/Excel users think in three dimentions instead of two.Explore VBA Classes
Data science is one of the fastest-growing career fields, with competitive salaries and nearly endless opportunities for specialization. Data science uses machine learning algorithms, statistics and other analytic tools to understand data.Explore Data Science Classes
Python is an easy-to-read, versatile object-oriented programming language. It is often compared to Java, Ruby, and Perl. It is available under an open-source license and is a favorite among programmers.Explore Python Classes
SQL is short for Structured Query Language and refers to a programming language designed for relational databases. SQL organizes data and allows for queries and sorting of data.Explore SQL Classes
Microsoft Excel is the leading spreadsheet application and data analytics tool. With Excel, you can create charts, tables, automate workflow, track budgets and financials, and much more.Explore Excel Classes
Data analytics is the process of analyzing raw data in order to draw conclusions. Data analytics are used to study all kinds of data, including productivity, production, profit/loss and much more.Explore Data Analytics Classes
Machine learning is a subset of artificial intelligence and involves creating programs that learn from data and optimize. Machine learning is prevalent in our everyday lives, from the recommendation engines for music and TV to the search engines and the voice assistants. Machine learning models leverage vast amounts of past data to learn to solve problems on their own and predict future outcomes. With the power and prevalence of machine learning, it is a highly in-demand set of skills, and the field of machine learning continues to grow.Explore Machine Learning Classes
Tableau is a data visualization tool used to simplify raw data. Data visualizations take data and turn it into easily understandable analysis diagrams – even for non-technical users. Visualizations can be used for data journalism, business insights (BI), reporting, and research.Explore Tableau Classes
R is one of the most popular programming languages for working with statistics. Data Scientists, Data Analysts, and Data Engineers use R and its frameworks to complete a wide variety of tasks ranging from data mining to software development.Explore R Programming Classes
Power BI is a collection of software that works together to convert multiple sources of data into usable information. Using the Power BI Desktop, the Power BI service, and the Power BI mobile apps, businesses can analyze data, create visualizations, and make sense of it all. Leaders can use these critical insights to forecast, plan, and make informed decisions. This dashboard has the power to uncover critical business insights needed to drive decision making.Explore Power BI Classes
Python is a general-purpose programming language that is known for being easily readable and visually uncluttered due to its use of whitespace to divide blocks. Used to create applications such as YouTube and DropBox, Python can be used to scrape web pages, making it a powerful tool for data analysis. Using libraries such as BeautifulSoup and scikit-learn, Python can collect and organize assembled data for analysis. Python has broad machine learning capabilities that make it agile and adaptive.Explore Python Data Science Classes
Data visualization creates visual representations of data, making it easier to read and understand.Explore Data Visualization Classes
SEO is the practice of optimizing your pages and website for search engine ranking. With a variety of SEO strategies and techniques, you can boost your websites ranking to start bringing in organic traffic. In SEO classes, participants will learn the fundamental ideas of SEO and strategies to succeed in the search engines.Explore SEO Classes
Google Analytics is a free web and marketing analytics tool offered by Google that provides valuable information about your website traffic. Google Analytics is a fundamental component of digital marketing as it serves as the aggregator of our online efforts. It allows us to measure web traffic, see the success of our marketing efforts, learn about our users, and understand their behavior on our site. Google Analytics does much more than count website views; it provides a deeper understanding of what is going on before, during, and after a website visit.Explore Google Analytics Classes
Facebook marketing is the promotion of a good or service using the social media platform Facebook. As the most popular social media website and application in the world, Facebook is one of the main platforms businesses use to share information and build a following.Explore Facebook Marketing Classes
Google Ads is an online advertising platform where businesses and organizations can pay to show up in the search results or display advertisements across the web through Google's Display Network. Google Ads can be a powerful tool for driving new prospects to your site and remarketing to previous visitors.Explore Google Ads Classes
Social media refers to websites and applications that allow people to interact, and commonly used tools are Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram. Social media marketing involves leveraging those digital channels to achieve your business goals.Explore Social Media Marketing Classes
Email marketing involves sending targeted emails with marketing messages to engage new customers, drive traffic to a company’s website, build loyalty with existing customers, or grow sales. Businesses and organizations rely on email marketing campaigns as a low-cost, high-impact advertising vehicle.Explore Email Marketing Classes
Microsoft Office is a suite of software with an integrated collection of applications for word processing, and creating spreadsheets, databases and other media. Many offices, schools and individuals use Microsoft Office.Explore Microsoft Office Classes
Project management is the art of leading a team to achieve a common goal. As a field, project management involves managing people, scope, time, quality, and budget.Explore Project Management Classes
Agile Certification is for project management professionals who want to expand their skills in Agile. This certification is for project managers who have experience using Agile techniques such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, and test-driven development. Agile methodologies provide businesses with proven frameworks for maximizing productivity, reducing waste, and streamlining processes. This certification has a number of education and experience requirements which must be met before sitting for the 120-question exam.Explore Agile Certification Classes
Microsoft Project is a dashboard of organizational tools that allow everyday users to plan and track projects with ease. Complete with a system of ready-made reports and automatic calculations, MS Project offers the familiar, Microsoft-based interface that allows users to navigate with confidence.Explore Microsoft Project Classes
Microsoft Word is the very popular word processing program used world-wide by professionals and students. With built-in templates and pre-made writing elements, MS Word simplifies the writing process and allows a writer to maximize the strength and organization of his/her writing.Explore Microsoft Word Classes
Microsoft Access is a database software system that facilitates creation, organization, and retrieval of information. This information can be accessed by forms and arranged into reports.Explore Microsoft Access Classes
Microsoft Outlook contains a robust collection of organizational tools for email, calendar, contacts, and tasks. Outlook easily integrates with all of the other programs in the Office Suite, allowing sophisticated combinations of content to be emailed to particular contacts.Explore Microsoft Outlook Classes
The most popular project management certification programs are the PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification and the (Certified Associate in Project Management) Certification.Explore Project Management Certification Classes
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification is for entry-level project managers looking to establish a marketable credential in their field. This program includes best practices for project and operations management, leadership styles, governance frameworks, change management, and budgeting. Achieving this certification is a stepping-stone to the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.Explore CAPM Certification Classes
Business Analysts draw insights and make business decisions based on data. They analyze and organize their findings into visualizations to show how companies can reduce costs, grow their earnings, and improve their strategies across departments.Explore Business Analyst Classes
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Business writing is a discipline that encompasses many types of professional writing. This includes resumes, letters, proposals, email communications, reports and more.Explore Business Writing Classes
Finance refers to all matters relating to money, from creating it to investing it. Finance is often divided into three, distinct specialties – personal finance, public finance, and corporate finance.Explore Finance Classes
Accounting is the act of recording and analyzing financial transactions. Accounting can be as simple as balancing a checkbook, or as complex as a year-end profit and loss statement.Explore Accounting Classes
Financial modeling refers to the act of creating a model of a financial situation. It involves taking known data and using it to create hypothetical models about what may come next given a certain set of behaviors or circumstances.Explore Financial Modeling Classes
Quickbooks is an accounting software product primarily intended for small to mid-sized businesses. Quickbooks is often used by individuals as well, who use it to manage transactions, pay bills, and track spending.Explore QuickBooks Classes
Investing is the process of generating revenue for personal or business purposes by placing money in an asset that is expected to increase in value. Investors may purchase business shares (stocks), property, real estate, or something else with the goal of growing their finances.Explore Investing Classes
Bookkeeping is the process of recording and managing financial records, often for a business or organization. Bookkeepers use accounting software and (less frequently today) paper records to track and balance expenses.Explore Bookkeeping Classes
The Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification is an industry-recognized professional designation offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). To qualify for the PMP exam, a specific amount of hours and education level be met which makes this certification in-demand and valuable to employers.Explore PMP Certification Classes
Learn how to make powerful and dynamic presentations that captivate your audience and leave a very strong impression. Microsoft PowerPoint is the industry-standard presentation application. With PowerPoint, you can quickly and efficiently create slideshows, presentations, and reusable templates. You can add animations, images, charts, and more, and as part of the Microsoft Office suite, it integrates well with other Microsoft applications like Excel.Explore PowerPoint Classes
Cybersecurity refers to the protection of internet-connected assets. These assets can include servers, systems, hardware, software, and data. Cybersecurity professionals work to prevent and defend companies, governments, organizations, and individuals from cyber-attacks that seek to interrupt service or compromise data. These experts must stay informed about new technologies and threats.Explore Cybersecurity Classes
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud-based platform offering over 175 services. Offering a broad suite of services, such as machine learning, cloud storage, artificial intelligence, and analytics, AWS is the most popular service of its type in the world. Among the benefits of AWS are ease of use, access to top cloud-security structures, and responsive customer service and support services. AWS even offers SageMaker, a machine learning service for novices.Explore AWS Classes
HTML and CSS are two essential coding languages for creating web pages. You cannot make a webpage without them! HTML creates the webpage and marks up the content. CSS styles the content.Explore HTML & CSS Classes
Websites are created by writing code. Web browsers read that code, and in turn create a webpage like this page you're currently reading. The code which affects what you see in the browser is called front-end code. People who write that code are called front-end developers.Explore Front-End Web Development Classes
WordPress is used on over 37% of all websites, and growing. It's a free and open-source content management system (CMS) that lets you create & manage a website or blog. It’s popular for blogging, but you can build websites that don't even have a blog.Explore WordPress Classes
Learn in-demand technology and computer skills to launch a new career in design, programming, marketing, business, and more. See the career pages for more information on required skills, tips for landing a job, typical day-to-day work, and where to find job postings.
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$82,000 / year13.55% less than the U.S. average
Digital Designers make graphics, animations, and other visual effects. Depending on their preference, a Digital Designer might choose to niche down to work exclusively on pre-print, web, or digital marketing. These niches that the Digital Designer is designing websites, applications, advertisements, or publications.Learn about becoming a Digital Designer
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$109,000 / year14.21% less than the U.S. average
Software engineers use their extensive knowledge of user experience design, operating systems, and programming languages to develop software. They can create different types of software, from games to operating systems. After analyzing a client's needs, they design, develop, and test software to meet that need. Software engineers can be divided into two distinct career categories: application engineers and systems engineers.Learn about becoming a Software Engineer
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$118,000 / year15.97% less than the U.S. average
Data scientists collect, organize, and analyze large sets of data, providing analysis that is key to decision making. Governments, non-profits, and businesses of all types rely on data for forecasting, risk management, and resource allocation. Data scientists discover and analyze trends in data, and report their findings to stakeholders. They will use algorithms and models to simplify and mine data sets to create data-driven recommendations. Data scientists are needed across a handful of industries, especially the ubiquity of data and the reliance on it for business decision-making.Learn about becoming a Data Scientist
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$76,000 / year9.91% more than the U.S. average
Data analysts review large amounts of data to summarize, analyze, and visualize it and provide insights. Working from data from multiple, relevant sources, they create and maintain databases, and use statistical techniques to analyze the collected data. Data analysts must be able to communicate with others about what the data shows and to be able to provide realistic recommendations based on their analysis. Many industries such as healthcare, advertising, and retail rely on the work of data analysts to inform their business decisions and strategy.Learn about becoming a Data Analyst
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$112,000 / year18.48% more than the U.S. average
User experience (UX) designers are responsible for ensuring that digital products offer a seamless user experience, through prototyping, user research, and user testing. They will test the navigation and functionality of websites, apps, and more. UX designers must stay current on design trends to ensure ongoing adherence to best practices. They will also conduct ongoing user research to understand the habits and needs of users.Learn about becoming a User Experience Designer
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$104,000 / yearSame as the U.S. average
Product managers guide product development from ideation to market. Starting with consumer and market research, they use their understanding of customer wants and needs to inform product development and go-to-market strategy. They will work closely with engineering, marketing, sales, and other teams to launch products. After launch, they solicit and analyze feedback on the product to inform future iterations.Learn about becoming a Product Manager
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$125,000 / year9.08% more than the U.S. average
Python Developers typically choose to focus on back end web development, data science or analysis, scripting, or product development. They build the server side of websites, processes for data analysis, and create automation scripts.Learn about becoming a Python Developer
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$95,000 / year18.76% more than the U.S. average
Business analysts use business, technology, and project management skills to analyze business problems and propose data-driven solutions. Grounded in technical expertise, business analysts perform risk analyses, manage project plans, and translate technical information such as diagrams and blueprints. Experienced business analysts can become business or project managers, which puts their professional expertise to work with the management of project deliverables and other people. Business analysts can put their skills to work across a variety of industries, companies, and job functions.Learn about becoming a Business Analyst
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$82,000 / year15.68% more than the U.S. average
Financial analysts use their business, finance, or accounting background to analyze data and make recommendations for investments. They study past, present, and future business and economic trends to provide data-driven insights for business decision-making. Financial analysts take on roles as fund managers, portfolio managers, investment advisors, and risk analysts. Many earn additional credentials in the field, such as Certified Public Accountant or Project Management Professional certifications.Learn about becoming a Financial Analyst
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$67,000 / year8.84% more than the U.S. average
Digital marketers are responsible for designing, managing, and reviewing digital marketing campaigns. Using their expertise in search engine optimization (SEO), social media, backlinks, and digital ads, digital marketers provide data and demographic-driven marketing strategies. They may also help companies develop content marketing strategies through the use of blogs. Digital marketers also use data analytics to review digital marketing campaign results and provide guidance for future campaigns.Learn about becoming a Digital Marketer
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$117,000 / year15.89% more than the U.S. average
Full Stack Developers build web applications for both the visible front end that users see and the back end that powers the applications.Learn about becoming a Full Stack Developer
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$76,000 / year19.86% more than the U.S. average
Digital Strategy is the work behind digitally rich projects like websites, social media, SEO content, digital marketing, and more. Digital Strategists identify opportunities for growth and make plans for new website releases, content for their client with a specific end goal in mind, or an advertising campaign.Learn about becoming a Digital Strategist
Since the 1970s, San Jose has been synonymous with Silicon Valley, often referred to as the most prominent tech hub in the world. The stories of what created Silicon Valley are well known, yet seemingly from a relatively quainter time in computing. Hewlett-Packard was initially composed of two Stanford students working out of their garage. Steve Jobs, the icon who reshaped industries around the world, relocated early to the area, and Mark Zuckerberg, a whole social media platform that engages 2.8 billion monthly active users worldwide, are all part of the fabric of smart individuals starting out with ingenuity and drive. With their massive success, as well as others founded in San Jose, to skyrocket, including Apple, Oracle, and Atari, an exodus of tech talent flocked to the area, feeding back into San Jose’s reputations as “the place to be if one wanted to skyrocket into success in technology.”
San Jose’s rebirth into Silicon Valley came about through the intersection of several contributing factors, including skilled science research centers like Stanford, plentiful venture capital, and steady spending by the Department of Defense. Stanford University took on a leadership role in propelling technology. Sparked by encouragement in innovation, two students built a quest to catalog and analyze the World Wide Web, resulting in the creation of Google. What began as a graduate project became one of the world’s best-recognized companies and a case study of the tight relationship between Stanford University and many private companies throughout San Jose.
The biggest names in tech on the Fortune 500 list are easily recognizable. PayPal, Adobe, eBay, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Cisco, and Sanmina lead the pack, along with literally hundreds of other household names packed into one impactful geographic area. The tech buzz has been so consistently hot over decades, it’s hard to imagine a world without a place that established a culture of entrepreneurship, resilience, and almost unimaginable tech success. The pace in San Jose’s tech landscape continues to evolve every moment, and with all areas of technology running the nation’s infrastructure, opportunities won’t slow down for the foreseeable future.
While many technologists focus on recent history and a sky-high future, many don’t realize the long historical relationship San Jose has with technology. Some of the most advanced waves in tech began as early as 1899 when the first ship-to-shore wireless telegraph message to be received in the U.S. was transmitted to San Francisco. The California State Telegraph Company tapped nearby San Jose to build a line throughout the state for communications via the city, and further technologies began to jump ahead in fertile tech proximity.
Along the lines of communication, technology in the field progressed to the invention and manufacturing of the transistor, propelling all technology in the area to move forward faster than any other area in history. NASA was created in 1957 and opened Moffett Field near San Jose, and the only company able to build electronics for space capsules at the time was Fairchild Semiconductor.
Most of the Valley’s early success came from either components like silicon chips or the hardware into which the chips were placed, but today, the field of technology is wide open to every area of tech being developed. From the invention of the personal computer and the iPhone, now some of the hottest industries revolve around AI, advanced manufacturing, robotics, and many other futuristic areas quickly becoming a reality. Venture capitalists still have their focus on those in San Jose, and headlines constantly report breaking tech news that shakes the globe.
San Jose is undeniably the tech mecca for the majority of those with a career in technology. All of the tech giants are in the city, as are thousands of smaller businesses, government-based tech jobs, and of course, a legendary incubator for startups. Silicon Valley is the epicenter for all areas of technology, ranging from energy and manufacturing to software development and mobile gaming, for just a few examples. The San Jose area has seen a 70.2% jump in tech sector employment in the most recent years, which has also created a domino effect, generating approximately 4.3 non-tech jobs for each technology-based job created.
Tech is not just an industry but a way of life, and the sooner those who want to get into a tech career can get started, the better. That goes for seasoned professionals, too. It’s critical to invest in training to stay relevant and move up the ladder. San Jose is exactly the right place for tech talent to get the assistance they need. Through top training schools, mentorships, and incredibly valuable networking opportunities, breaking through any perceived barrier isn’t hard in this part of Silicon Valley. Once a tech professional is in a position in San Jose, their career becomes extremely lucrative. The median wage across all tech positions in the area runs at an average of double of other tech hubs in the nation, and tech gurus report that once they’ve landed a position, they feel extremely solid and optimistic about the rest of their career. Tech companies are smart; they know that their best asset is their workforce to stay ahead of the competition, and they are willing to reward their employees heavily.
The statistics for landing an excellent job in technology in San Jose paint a bright picture. The current status is so robust that it has soared far above the old records set in the dot-com era two decades ago. Halfway through just one year, the area boasted 831,700 tech jobs, according to numbers culled from State employment Development Department data. San Jose is breaking another time-honored tradition; it emphasizes one skill description that is not generally associated with tech: communication abilities. Followed closely by more traditional requirements such as computer languages, strengths in STEM, and other tech-related talents, this part of Silicon Valley is making a wise move in investing in technologists who are well-rounded in many business aspects. Adding business communication as the most desirable skill listed in the majority of job descriptions, San Jose is poised to once again surge ahead due to its ingenuity.
Official tech work spills over into thriving niche communities that enjoy creating and competing with hobbies such as robotics clubs, gaming competitions, sub-orbital rocketry, and many other often school-sponsored groups. Mentors from major league tech corporations enjoy shepherding a younger generation where professional skills meet amateur pursuits, creating a unique bridge between two worlds. Summer camps abound with subjects like coding and medical research turned into fun, fascinating scientific explorations and sell out quickly, usually at least a year ahead of time. Experimental organizations thrive on the energy produced by Silicon Valley, especially in digital arts, where independent film production is moving away from former hubs such as Hollywood. Sub-orbital rocketry is now more familiar to all populations with the rush to create commercial space flights, and clubs flourish in the tech-rich environment.
There are many more ways to take advantage of outside-of-work tech fascinations, such as the Intel Museum, a free attraction that shows how the company was sparked, but also has a Name Machine, where participants can turn letters into binary code and a sterile microchip fabrication lab available for student experiments.
Reaching beyond tech-based activities, the San Jose Giants are the cities sports world pride and joy. Playing at the minor league Municipal Stadium, a 77-year-old complex, spectators are likely to sit among tech, and business legends Mark Cuban, Steve Ballmer, Mark Zuckerberg are often found cheering on the team.
Many professionals prefer to live outside of San Jose’s city center, and appreciate the efficiency of BART, the Bay Area Rapid Transit System. This miracle of public transportation is a heavy rail elevated and subway system serving all of the San Francisco Bay Area, including San Jose. BART operates fifty stations along six routes, covering 131 miles, moving an average of 411,000-weekday passengers. With flexibility in commuting, San Jose professionals can search for homes throughout the Bay Area to suit their tastes, especially with robust tech salaries. Typical earnings for Digital Designers average $129,000 per year, and Software Engineers can see salaries that soar far into six figures.
In San Jose, high salaries across all tech sectors make acquiring the skills it takes to enter a career in tech a wise investment. There are an amazing amount of technology classes and bootcamps throughout the San Jose metropolitan area. More than 200 of the best course offerings from multiple schools provide in-person, live online, and on-demand course options. Opportunities for tech students in the region cover a vast array of subjects in technology, including Design, Digital Marketing, Data-related training, Coding, Business, Web Development, and IT. Two schools, Certstaffix and ONLC, hold classes in a computer lab, pre-loaded with the latest equipment and software, led by a live offsite instructor. Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, has compiled an extensive list of the top schools and the subjects they offer.
San Jose has four schools that offer in-person and hybrid courses and bootcamps in Graphic Design. Those wanting to pursue a design career have more than enough options to learn anything they’d like about the field, and many schools also offer live online options, in addition to live online and on-demand. Types of programs that can be found include bootcamps, immersives, certificates, and classes, ranging from six hours to twelve weeks in length. Topics across the graphic design spectrum are Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Visual Design, and UX Design. The top well-known schools in the area that offers in-person Graphic Design courses are Sonic and Academy X. Additionally, ONLC and Certstaffix hold classes in a computer lab near downtown with equipment preloaded with the latest software and a live instructor teaching from a remote site.
Schools that offer Data Science classes and bootcamps in the San Jose area include training locations throughout the metropolitan area that provide nine courses both in-person and as live online sessions. Courses range from three hours to 72 weeks, including bootcamps, which dive deeply into hands-on instruction in this fast-growing field. Subjects within the realm of Data Science include Python, SQL, Machine Learning, and R. The schools that offer a range of data science courses are top-ranked Coding Dojo, Sonic, and Academy X. Additionally, Certstaffix holds data science classes in a central computer lab led by a live offsite instructor.
For in-person and hybrid Web Development classes and bootcamps in San Jose, students can choose from twenty-seven classes provided by Hack Reactor, Sonic, and Academy X. Additionally, two schools that offer live instruction in a state-of-the-art computer lab with a live offsite instructor leading the session are ONLC and Certstaffix.
There are more than forty course options presented by three schools to choose from for in-person or live online coding classes and bootcamps in San Jose. Each of these training centers offers live online courses and provides a way for students to take classes from wherever they choose. Highly-ranked Coding Dojo, Hack Reactor, Academy X, and Sonic offer face-to-face sessions. Additionally, two schools, ONLC and Certstaffix, hold their coding classes in a dedicated computer lab, with instruction from a live, remote instructor. All courses take students through the learning process step-by-step and provide object-based experiential learning experiences.
Attending an in-person Digital Marketing class or bootcamp in San Jose is a wise investment to get ahead of the competition in the booming digital world. Schools in the city that offer face-to-face classes are AcademyX and Sonic. Students can choose to take many options with ONLC and Certstaffix, two schools that hold courses in computer labs with a live, remote instructor leading the class. Subjects students can choose from include Google Analytics, Google Ads, SEO, social media marketing, email marketing, and e-commerce.
San Jose is a fantastic place to learn Python skills in a bootcamp or class. One school in the area is AcademyX, well-known excellence in one-on-one attention. Two highly-rated schools, ONLC and Certstaffix, hold classes in a computer lab with pre-loaded professional-level software and led by a live offsite instructor. Python is essential for most careers in technology, and certain professions require knowledge in specific syntaxes of the language. Instruction in Python for all levels and career-related topics can be found throughout the schools listed and offered live online, as well as on-demand.
Students can choose Video Editing classes and bootcamps in San Jose from highly-ranked schools AcademyX, with in-person options, and Certstaffix, which offers courses held in a computer lab with a live instructor leading the class from an offsite location. Video editing classes are fast-paced, hands-on learning experiences that range from two to ten days. Areas of study offered in video editing include motion graphics, Premiere Pro, After Effects, and First Cut Pro.
In-person and live online UX Design classes and bootcamps in San Jose are offered by Sonic Training. This school has classes that are important to every professional in the field of design, including Sketch, Adobe XD and UX Design Research. This school offers comprehensive overviews of the user experience (UX) and places particular emphasis on Sketch and Adobe XD. Throughout the courses, students practice UI foundations, including design iteration and development and best practices when working with a product development team.
Students have a choice of nineteen unique in-person and live online Excel classes and bootcamps throughout the San Jose metropolitan area. All Excel sessions range from three hours to three days and are provided by two local schools, Certstaffix or ONLC. These learning centers hold Excel courses in computer labs, with a live remote instructor available for assistance. More options for Excel and other business-related skills such as MS Office, Project Management, and Finance are all offered live and online by Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool. The need for Excel skills stretches into most areas of a professional career, so general and specific classes in the software are available face-to-face, live and online, or on-demand.
As San Jose remains a business leader, it’s essential to keep your team up-to-date with the latest developments in technology. That’s why Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, provides onsite corporate training in technology. An expert Noble Desktop instructor will arrange a session in a vast array of technical subjects and can provide training at your location. Additionally, a live session can be arranged via a video conferencing platform such as Zoom.
If it is easier for individual employees to attend a class on their own schedule, vouchers can be obtained for them to attend an open enrollment session. There is a discount on the purchase of multiple vouchers. Contact Noble Desktop to arrange a tailored training session for your workplace and employees.
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