London Coding Bootcamps

Best of 2020: Rankings, Reviews, and Courses

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By: The SwitchUp Team
Last Updated: October 22, 2019
2020 best coding bootcamp

London’s technology sector is ranked as the second-most connected tech hub in the world after Silicon Valley. The city’s Silicon Roundabout features a cluster of high-tech companies and is the heart of London’s tech scene with 50,000 tech employees and more than 2,000 startups. Job seekers can choose from large, established businesses and up-and-coming startups. Before diving into London’s thriving tech scene, you might want to consider the educational opportunities available in the city. Several local bootcamps specialize in courses on UX/UI and web design.

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1. Le Wagon

Locations: Online, Amsterdam, Bali, Barcelona, Berlin, Bordeaux +31 More
Courses: Data Science - Full-Time, Data Science - Part-Time, Web Development - Full-Time, +2 More
Subjects: CSS, Data Science, HTML, JavaScript, Ruby +3 More
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Flexible Classes

A nine-week, full-time or a 24-week, part-time bootcamp coding course is offered at Le Wagon in London for prospective coders. The part-time program offers classes during weekly evenings and Saturdays. At the end of the program, students will have a Ruby on Rails junior developer level knowledge, meaning they can prototype their ideas.

2. Makers Academy

4.72/5 (461 Reviews)
Locations: Online, Bristol, Cambridge, London, Manchester
Courses: Web Development Bootcamp
Subjects: Agile, CSS, Git, Heroku, HTML +8 More
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Flexible Classes

Aspiring software engineers can get the education they need with Makers Academy London’s 12-week, full-time bootcamp program. Makers Academy also guarantees you will get a job offer, or they will refund 100% of your tuition after six months of job hunting.

3. Codeworks

4.96/5 (143 Reviews)
Locations: Online, Barcelona, Berlin, London
Courses: Corporate Training, Software Engineering Immersive, Web Development Immersive
Subjects: A/B Testing, Algorithms, Angular, AngularJS, CSS +20 More
Available Online
Available Online

Codeworks offers an eight-week bootcamp in web development and a 12-week bootcamp in software construction. The bootcamps are intensive and require a major time commitment, with students engaging in lectures, exercises, and assignments six days a week, 11 hours a day.

4. Founders and Coders

4.85/5 (60 Reviews)
Locations: London
Courses: Web Development Intensive
Subjects: JavaScript, Node.js, React.js, UX

Founders and Coders in London is a unique, tuition-free, full-time programming course that spans 18 weeks with evening mentoring; graduates are required to volunteer as mentors post-course-completion. Founders and Coders values team building and increasing access for underrepresented populations in the software development industry; over 50 percent of its recent graduates are women.

5. React GraphQL Academy

4.82/5 (34 Reviews)
Locations: Online, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Lisbon, London
Courses: Advanced React Part-Time Training, Advanced React Training, Complete React Part-time Training, +4 More
Subjects: Functional Programming, GraphQL, JavaScript, Mobile, React.js +1 More
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Flexible Classes

This bootcamp is ideal for students who have a background in coding, strong understanding of JavaScript, or have previously completed a "learn to code" bootcamp. Students can expect to be confident React developers able to develop complex applications implementing best practices. Post-graduation, alumni will have access to a private LinkedIn group and slack channel after the course.

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6. Cambridge Spark Ltd

4.74/5 (39 Reviews)
Locations: Cambridge, London
Courses: Applied Data Science
Subjects: Data Science, Hadoop, Machine Learning, Python
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Flexible Classes

Cambridge Spark provides continuous professional development training for developers and data scientists, with a focus on helping individuals upskill and become more employable. Courses include intensive, part-time programs, practical Data Science Summits and regular community events on the latest tools and techniques in data science and software development, all aimed to equip individuals with the most relevant skills for industry success.

7. We Got Coders

4.59/5 (22 Reviews)
Locations: London
Courses: Full-Stack Web Development, Graduate Scholarship, Web Developer Fast Track, +1 More
Subjects: Agile, AJAX, Algorithms, AngularJS, Clojure +20 More

We Got Coders is an immersive, live-in web development bootcamp outside London that teaches web development in 12- and 14-week programs designed to produce a professional resume for graduates. The 12-week Graduate Scholarship is free for those who agree to work for We Got Coders for two years after graduation.

2020 Best London Bootcamps received an average 4.81 of 5 based on 3386 reviews.

Bootcamp Highlights

Looking for a school with specific qualities? We've awarded merit badges to schools in several key areas:

Available Online

Offer either part-time or immersive courses that are available online. This includes courses that are offered temporarily online due to COVID-19.

Verified Outcomes

Offer a job outcomes report that was independently verified by a third-party auditor.

Flexible Classes

Offer self-paced, part-time, or evening classes.

Job Guarantee

Offer guaranteed job placement after graduation, or the student's tuition is refunded. Visit the official school site for related terms and conditions.

GI Bill

Approved to accept GI Bill funds according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

VET TEC Provider

Approved as a VET TEC Provider according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

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