Why Düsseldorf is your place to start your career in tech

According to our research, Düsseldorf can be the perfect starting point to break into tech. This is because of its mature tech companies, high levels of investment, and it being home to some of Germany’s most interesting Start-Ups. More than 420 startups are profiting from Düsseldorf’s ideal conditions for building and growing a newly funded business. And our Campus is located just perfectly for you to connect with founders and future entrepreneurs, at STARTPLATZ Düsseldorf

The digital sector in the region is constantly growing and in the need of top tech talent. 

The city understands the importance of a growing tech talent base, and started to invest in education. Düsseldorf’s public system aims to help everyone who is in search of job opportunities, especially those who want to transition into tech. Thanks to the Bildungsgutschein (a voucher for studies given by the German Job Office, that covers the tuition fee for Unemployed or in Kurzarbeit students) many people have joined Ironhack and started their career in tech. The new job market is more digital than ever, and the tech industry is booming. The moment to start a new career is now!

So, this is your opportunity to break into tech while enjoying Düsseldorf’s high standard of living, greater than Berlin. And your future salary in tech will match the high standard, with an average of €50.000 - €70.000.

Why start your Web Development career in Düsseldorf?

Growing Tech Scene

Düsseldorf is a hub of entrepreneurial innovation and tech. We see more and more brands and tech companies and startups in the city. There is even a week-long event dedicated to startups called Startup-Woche where entrepreneurs can network with experts, potential investors and other companies to drive their business ideas forward. And with a growing tech scene the need for Web Developers is growing as well. 

Supportive government

Düsseldorf does have a wide traditional industry, so the government has been helping the tech scene everywhere they can. The mayor has even said they’re eyeing potential locations for developing new startup hubs, there is even a week-long event dedicated to startups called Startup-Woche. 

Positive Outlook

We are seeing growing demand for Web Developers in Düsseldorf. The city’s public system aims to help everyone who is in search of job opportunities, especially those who want to transition into tech. Thanks to the Bildungsgutschein (a voucher for studies given by the German Job Office, that covers the tuition fee for students) many people have joined Ironhack and started their career in tech. The new job market is more digital than ever, and the tech industry is booming. The moment to start a new career is now!

Enjoy the Medienhafen

The Medienhafen is home to numerous companies, mainly from the fields of media and communication, fashion and architecture, as well as art and culture. The harbor owes its special charm to the mix of “old and new”: the old quay walls, the steps and rail tracks of the old loading line have still been preserved and are classified as historical monuments. The perfect location to start your career in tech. 

Why start your Data Analytics Career in Düsseldorf?

Düsseldorf’s Data Boom

Düsseldorf is one of the biggest tech hubs in Germany, and this incredible boom has brought with it a higher attention on Data. Big corporations such as Henkel are relying on Data Analysts to help optimize supply chains and increase profits. This is just the start. 

A growing workforce

While Düsseldorf  might seem flooded with tech talent already, the truth is there are new jobs sprouting up left and right. Only in 2021, we saw more than 20.000 open positions in those fields and we expect the number to grow only further in the next few years. 

Why start your UX/UI Design Career in Düsseldorf?

A creative community

Düsseldorf has a history of creativity in fashion, design and art. Artists and the community they formed drove this one-of-a-kind city into a new age of development and growth. In turn, these communities have formed effective lobbies to promote their spaces, rights and events. Within this affordable, safe, inclusive and collaborative atmosphere, the UX/UI sector has exploded and helped push Düsseldorf to become one of the top startup hubs in Europe.

Hands-on UX/UI gatherings

Düsseldorf’s massive UX/UI ecosystem is also home to hundreds of meetups and work-groups that gather in all manner of spaces and formats to focus on the bleeding edge of the sector. The constant conversation has led to more hands-on events. 



Why start your Cybersecurity Career in Düsseldorf?

Cybersecurity investment growing nationally

The BMBF has provided funding of around €66 million for projects in IT security since 2009 and supports innovative procedures and technologies to protect IT systems where data protection plays an important role from attack and unauthorized access.

Germany is the leading software market in Europe

There are 5 different hubs gathered all over Germany, plus 6 Institutes for Cybersecurity, and a promising landscape that keeps growing in the innovative software and cybersecurity solutions environment, helping to consolidate Germany's position as Europe's leading software market.



The rise of hybrid tech education - Leveraging the best of the online and In-person experience - The Ironhack experience

Over the last two years we have learned that both studying and working remotely are here to stay. In the digital sector, we can be more productive and reduce the commuting to physical spaces. Technology keeps improving the way we work and learn in the digital sector. However, there is an undeniable human aspect that helps us connect with others and grow with our communities. As part of these changes, there are new approaches to learning where students can use the best tools for online development, while being able to interact with fellow students, hiring companies, and fellow professionals.

Having trained more than 10,000 tech professionals over the last 8 years, Ironhack is now in Düsseldorf, offering fully remote bootcamps for anyone in the region, while establishing a hub to help those in-person interactions come to life. Our first hybrid campus in Germany is now open to provide this community approach and open its doors to aspiring tech professionals. Together with our hiring partners, as DKV Mobility, we’re helping people to transform their lives. This is an exciting time to start your journey in tech.

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