Both professionally and privately, they are our constant companions: apps. Applications for mobile devices make everyday life easier. With their help, we can read e-mails, check in at the airport or find a café in the immediate vicinity.
Since the app market has been booming, the responsible for these digital services are in greater demand than ever: app programmers. At the app economy already provides more than 250,000 jobs in Germany alone. In a European comparison, Germany is in second place after the United Kingdom. Most of the app programmers in Germany, namely 71,0000, work in the capital Berlin. But other conurbations have also developed for the app industry. These include the Rhine-Ruhr region with Cologne and Düsseldorf, as well as Stuttgart, Karlsruhe and Hamburg. In order to meet the demand for capable app programmers, numerous demand for skilled app programmers, numerous schools and universities offer training courses in the field of mobile app programming.
In addition to the job title of app programmer, the term app developer, mobile developer is also frequently used. App programmers design and develop applications for various devices and operating systems. This can be done as part of self-employment or as an employee of a company. One option for app programmers is to work for an agency that specializes in app programming. As a service provider, the agency advises and supports other companies in a wide range of industries in the realization of custom software projects. App programmers are thus usually in direct contact with the customer and should work according to the exact specifications of the client.