PeopleCert DEV Skills

Develop. Test. Deploy.

PeopleCert DEV Skills Certifications enable you to become a successful Full-Stack Software Developer. Whether you are new or experienced to coding there is a Certification that matches your background and can help you get your career to the next level.

Start your coding journey with PeopleCert DEV Skills Essentials ‘Intro to Web Programming’
Intro to Web Programming’ is designed to help candidates with no previous knowledge of programming to start their journey into coding. It provides them with the basic knowledge necessary to understand programming along with fundamental programming basics and topics (OOP), HTML, CSS, Databases, Scrum methodology with an emphasis on being able to write code using web programming languages including HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
Get your Java, C#, Python or JavaScript skills certified today from a globally recognised organisation and get one step closer to fulfilling your dreams


Java is one of the most in-demand programming languages and can be used to produce software for multiple platforms. Applications written in Java can run on most operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and Mac OS. Java is mostly used in back-end development projects such as big data technologies, mobile/desktop computing, Android development etc

Key Characteristics

  • Object-oriented
  • Supports portability
  • Uses bytecode
  • Dynamic and flexible
  • Runs in a sandbox to provide security


C# is the Swiss Army Knife of programming languages as it has been designed to support all kinds of software development (Web, Mobile, Apps) and to be easy to learn. With C# you can build .NET applications that can be deployed on Windows, Linux, Mac platforms and in cloud and containers

Key Characteristics

  • Object-oriented
  • Versatile
  • Cross platform
  • Fast and open source
  • Modern and easy


Python is a general-purpose language, used to develop a variety of products from websites and software to automating tasks and conducting data analysis. Its dynamic nature makes it a good option for Rapid Application Development, and it can also act as a scripting or glue language, connecting existing components. Has easy-to-read code and simple syntax, making it ideal for beginners.

Key Characteristics

  • Object-oriented
  • High-Level Language
  • Highly Portable
  • Easy to code
  • Free and Open source


JavaScript is a lightweight, cross-platform, and interpreted scripting language mostly used for web page development. JavaScript is used both on the client-side and server-side which allows interactive elements (search boxes, carousels, forms, payments etc.) that help with user engagement.

Key Characteristics

  • Object-Centred Script Language
  • Interpreter Centred
  • Client edge Technology
  • Ability to perform In Built Function
  • Light Weight



















Expand your knowledge and skills in Angular, VueJS, React with PeopleCert DEV Skills Specialist

Angular is one of the most popular JavaScript frameworks designed to build dynamic and interactive HTML applications while remaining easy to learn. It provides developers with an easy and efficient way to create single-page web applications.

VueJS is one of the most popular progressive JavaScript frameworks designed to build user interfaces. It provides developers with a flexible core library which is easy to pick up and intergrade with other libraries or existing projects.

React is one of the most popular front-end JavaScript frameworks designed to build the latest web applications. It provides developers with a declarative, efficient, and flexible JavaScript library for building user interfaces, letting them compose complex UIs from small and isolated pieces of code called “components”.


Level-up your Coding Skills

Software Development (coding) has evolved, leading to increased global demand for certified software developers (programmers). PeopleCert DEV Skills helps you demonstrate both your fundamental and advanced Software Development knowledge and skills in a more rounded and cohesive way. We enable you to prove your ability to confidently build and deploy software, with hands-on developing/coding skills in the following languages:

Why choose PeopleCert DEV Skills?

Take the next step to realise your career goals with PeopleCert DEV Skills Certifications and prove your skills and knowledge in key software development concepts, like object-oriented programming (OOP), HTML, CSS, Databases, Scrum, and the fundamentals of writing maintainable code, etc. Key benefits of holding a PeopleCert DEV Skills Certificate

Discover the PeopleCert DEV Skills certifications suite

PeopleCert DEV Skills Foundation Certificate (C#) 

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PeopleCert DEV Skills Advanced Certificate (C#)

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PeopleCert DEV Skills Foundation (Java) 

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PeopleCert DEV Skills Advanced (Java)

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PeopleCert DEV Skills Foundation Certificate (Python)

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PeopleCert DEV Skills Advanced Certificate (Python)

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PeopleCert DEV Skills Foundation Certificate (JavaScript)

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PeopleCert DEV Skills Advanced Certificate (JavaScript)

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PeopleCert DEV Skills Specialist Certificate (Angular)

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PeopleCert DEV Skills Specialist Certificate (VueJS)

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PeopleCert DEV Skills Specialist Certificate (React)

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PeopleCert DEV Skills Essentials Certificate
(Intro to Web Programming)

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How long will it take for me to receive my exam results?

Provisional results are available immediately after you finish the exam and official results are available within 2 business days.

Which Technologies are covered in the PeopleCert DEV Skills Certification?

Common - HTML / CSS, SQL, JavaScript, Bootstrap Framework, AngularJS / React, Version Control (Git), REST architecture, Web servers (Apache, nginx), xUnit, Unix command-line, MongoDB, and other NoSQL databases, UI / UX Design, Cloud-based services, and their development, like (AWS, Google Cloud Platform)
Java - Java Programming, Maven / Tomcat, MySQL / HSQLDB, Servlets / JSP, Spring MVC/ Spring, Boot / DI / AOP, JPA / Hibernate
C# - C# Programming, ASP .NET MVC, SQL Server, SQL Reporting Services, ADO .NET / Entity Framework, Visual Studio, Dapper
JavaScript - JavaScript Programming, node.js, MySQL, Express JS, Sails, Waterline
Python - Python Programming, Flask, MySQL, Django, ActiveRecord, ORM
Angular - Node, Git, Yarn
VueJS - NodeJS, npm etc.
React - NodeJS, npm etc. 

Can I retake my exam if I do not pass it the first time round?

You may take the exam as many times as you wish or add the Take2 exam retake option when booking your exam and give yourself a second chance at success at a fraction of the original exam cost.

I have a lot of experience in this area – could I take my DEV Skills exam without taking a class?

Yes, however training through an accredited training organisation is highly recommended for both exams.

Are there any renewals or updates I will need to do once I am certified to make sure my certification status stays current?

Currently, there are no requirements for re-certification.

What languages are the exams available in?

The exams are currently available in English

When will I receive my certificate?

Your online certificate will be available for you to download within two business days upon successful exam completion. If you have ordered a printed copy, it will be mailed to you shortly afterwards.

Will I receive a Digital badge?

PeopleCert awards all successful candidates with a Digital badge, to showcase their achievements on their LinkedIn profile, CV, website, email signature, and networking sites.

What score do I have to earn to pass the exam?

The pass mark is 65% (65 out of 100 questions) for C#, Python, Java & JavaScript and 70% (21 out of 30 questions) for Angular, VueJS, React & Intro to Web Programming.