Computer Science & iMedia

Scoll down to your year group

Use the form in your Homework Booklet as a template to research a career in Computing.
You can print off a black copy of the form here: Careers homework task

Year 7

In this cycle you have learnt about Isca systems; e-safety and online programming, and how digital skills link to different careers not just those in IT.

Top 5 job ideas:

  1. IT Technician
  2. IT Network Analyst
  3. Programmer
  4. Website Developer
  5. Social Media Manager

Careers link: https://www.careerpilot.org.uk/job-sectors/subject/computing

Year 8

In this cycle you have learnt about Python and how to program. This includes using sequencing and different data types properly.

Top 5 job ideas:

  1. Computer Programmer
  2. App Developer
  3. Python Developer
  4. Weather Analyst
  5. Database administrator

Careers link: https://www.careerpilot.org.uk/job-sectors/subject/computing

Year 9

In this cycle you have been taught about advanced sorting and searching algorithms. You have been taught more advanced programming skills in Python including functions and procedures, and how this relates to real world problem solving – including flowcharts and pseudocode.

Top 5 job ideas:

  1. MySQL Programmer
  2. Test Analyst
  3. Electronics Engineer
  4. IT Trainer
  5. User Experience (UX) designer

Careers link: https://www.careerpilot.org.uk/job-sectors/subject/computing

Year 10

In this cycle you have taught about Computer Architecture and the hardware which is involved with computer processing and memory allocation. You have also been taught how data is stored in different formats including how this relates to image storage and character sets.

Top 5 job ideas:

  1. Information scientist
  2. Computer Hardware engineer
  3. Computer Chip designer
  4. Electronics Engineer
  5. Broadcast Engineer

Careers link: https://www.careerpilot.org.uk/job-sectors/subject/computing

Year 11

In this cycle you have been retaught Computer Architecture including hardware and memory usage in computer systems. Computer network setups and layouts and how networks communicate with each other. Network security and system software within computer systems.

Top 5 job ideas:

  1. Cyber Security Analyst
  2. Network Engineer
  3. Architectural technologist
  4. IT service engineer
  5. Information scientist

Careers link: https://www.careerpilot.org.uk/job-sectors/subject/computing