A full stack developer, or full stack engineer is someone who works with both the front and back ends of a website, including the user-facing platform, the database, servers and systems engineering as a ‘web stack’. A Full Stack Developer is generally familiar with at least two programming languages and is involved across the full spectrum of a project including devising strategy as well as execution.
What Kind of Technical Skills do Full Stack Developers Need?
Full-stack Developers will work across the front end and back end and will have skills in both areas.
Full Stack End Developers Specialisms
C# Developer – Leveraging an open-source programming language, C# Developers enjoy the flexibility and versatility it offers
C++ Developer – This general-purpose, object-oriented programming language is used by Developers and is a good example of a hybrid language as it can be coded in C style or object-oriented style
Golang Developer – Golang, or Go is loosely based on the syntax of the C programming language but Developers enjoy that is reduces some of the perceived irrelevancy of C++
Java Developer – Known as fast, secure and reliable, Java is used widely, particularly in large organisations, and Java Developers will generally work to integrate java into business applications, software and websites
PhP Developer – In developing programs, applications and websites, PHP Developers use the open-source, general-purpose scripting language suited for web development and embedded into HTML
Python Developer – As a general-purpose programming language, Python is simple and offers easy-to-learn syntax that promotes readability and reduces the cost of program maintenance. Python Developers may be involved in automations, AI, game or web development
Ruby Developer – A backend software, Ruby Developers are involved in application development and enjoy the dynamic, reflective and object-oriented nature of the language
Scala Developer – A general purpose programming language, Scala is a high-level language used to build high performance systems with large libraries. Scala Developers enjoy that Scala feels both dynamic and statically typed.
Technical Skills for Full Stack Developers
Knowledge of at least one server-side programming language
Knowledge of DBMS technology
Basic UI/UX design ability
A good background in Linux
Knowledge of web services or API
Ability to write unit tests
Soft Skills for Full Stack Developers
Empathy and imagination
Salary Expectations for Full Stack Developers
Salaries can vary widely based on experience and industry, with financial services and some large tech giants paying competitively to attract the most in-demand staff. Salaries can range between £35,000 to £40,00 at entry level and rise to more than £100,000 based on industry and experience.
Lead Full Stack Developer
Salary Up to £80,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
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