April 1, 2021

2020 Outcomes Report



2020 outcomes report

This report documents the career outcomes for students who graduated Burlington Code Academy’s Software Development Bootcamp between January 1st - June 30th, 2020. Data in this report was collected via interviews and surveys with graduates.

Addressable Population

Of the 100% of students who completed the software development bootcamp, 64.7% determined that they were seeking in-field employment within 180 days of graduation. 35.3% did not intend to seek in-field employment for reasons including: continuing to further education, attended the course for self-enrichment, or other personal reasons.

Employment Outcomes: 91% Placement Rate

Of the 64.7% of graduates who determined that they were career seeking, 91% of them gained employment within 180 days of graduation:

  • 54.5% obtained full-time employment. 
  • 18.2% received a Short-term contract, part-time position, or freelance position. 
  • 18.2% reported starting a new company or venture after graduation.
  • 9.1% reported that they were still seeking a job within 180 days of graduating.

Compensation: 39.7% Average Increase in Wages

  • 70.5% of graduates reported pre-bootcamp wages, and of the graduates who obtained employment, 80% of them reported their starting wages.
  • Employed graduates saw $50,798 as the average starting annual compensation.
  • Compared to their pre-bootcamp wages, grads saw a 39.7% average increase in wages or $14,434 average wage increase.  

Time Until Placement

Over 54% of BCA grads reported finding employment within the first two months of their career search. 

Time it took for graduates to find employment:

Between 0-30 Days36.3%Between 31-60 Days18.1%Between 61-90 Days9.0%Between 91-180 Days27.2%After 180+ Days9.0%

Types of Jobs BCA Graduates are Landing

Here are the most common roles BCA graduates get:

  • Web developer: 30%
  • Software support specialist or related role: 30%
  • Programmer or software engineer: 20%
  • Entrepreneur or starting new business: 20%

Learn More About Career Outcomes

If you are interested in learning more about these career outcomes, or how you can jump into a new career like the graduates in this report, we encourage you to apply today or chat with an admissions advisor.