An Android developer:
– Builds mobile applications on the Android operating system
– Writes clean, well-structured code
– Writes unit and integration tests for their code
– Takes project briefs from clients and builds apps based on those needs
* How much will I earn?
Android developers, whether they work in Java or Kotlin, can be well-paid because the industry lacks specialized developers in this field.
As an Android developer, you’ll be able to earn:
Beginner: $60,000 – $80,000
More experienced: $80,000 – $120,000+
Freelance: $80-250 per hour
Beginner: £35,000 – £45,000
More experienced: £45,000 – £60,000
Freelance: £400 per day
* What are my job prospects?
Android developers are actively recruited by every kind of company, from startups to big companies. Google products are widely used in almost every industry, and no company that ventures into web or mobile services would be able to do so fully without building Android applications, as Android is the most widely-used mobile platform in the world.
Find Android development job offers on Indeed.
* Who is eligible to enroll?
This degree program is accessible to all, but here are some recommendations:
– High school degree
– Good level of English
– Access to a computer (PC or Mac), headphones, a webcam, and a good internet connection
– Ideally an Android smartphone
You will also go much faster in this path if you have basic Java knowledge! Java basics are not covered in this path.
To earn the degree, you’ll need to complete all projects and have them evaluated by your mentors. Your work will then be evaluated by a jury composed of professionals. Follow the courses offered in the path to prepare yourself for the projects.
* What will I learn?
– Create Android applications based on Java and the development environment Android Studio
– Communicate with a database to store and retrieve information
– Write unit and integration tests, as well as interface tests
– Produce technical and functional documentation of an application
– Use a network to retrieve information
– Understand and apply Design Patterns to ensure application stability
– Analyze a project brief and choose a technical solution
– Create technical architecture using UML diagrams
– Respect Material Design recommendations in order to provide the best user experience possible
* How will I learn at OpenClassrooms?
Our learning method is unique and revolves around two elements: professional projects and dedicated mentoring sessions.
At OpenClassrooms, learning is project-driven because that’s the fastest way to become proficient. Projects offer hands-on experience so you can hit the ground running when you start your new job.
During your path, you will be allocated a mentor who will offer one-to-one support via weekly video conference sessions. This mentor will offer guidance on your projects, help define objectives and guide you until you reach them. Our mentors are dedicated professionals who are experts in their field and have experience in sharing their know-how with our students.
* Your degree
OpenClassrooms is an official private distance learning establishment registered with the Board of Education in Paris, France that grants its own degrees as well as those of prestigious academic partners.
Upon completion of your studies and validation of your skills by an academic jury, you will earn a “Web developer (Développeur(euse) d’application)” Bachelor’s-level Degree, registered with the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP).
This degree is at level 6 on the EQF (European Qualifications Framework).
If you have questions about its equivalence in order to undertake further study, contact your university or master’s program.
* Your Job Guarantee
At OpenClassrooms we are committed to helping you find your ideal job. We promise.
By following the learning path “Android developer”, you’ll learn an exciting new profession with great career prospects.
What’s more, you’ll find a job within six months of graduating or we’ll give you your money back!