Job hunting is one of the most excruciating processes that any recent graduate or recent job seeker can go though, for some more than others. Excuse the melodramatic tone, but finding a company and a job position that you can thrive in rather than just mindlessly peruse is well, really hard. We all want to make an impact and feel like the work we are doing (which is taking so much of our time) is actually important and would is making a difference.
Fear not for 2017 looks hopeful, because over the past couple of years the tech industry has been booming which means that, YES! There are more jobs.. kind of.
According to TechRepublic, the growing IT sector looks promising so to all the IT professionals out there, stay up-to-date with new technologies. Similarly, since the lines between Tech projects and business divisions overlap a lot these days, keeping skills such as management skills, communication skills, and presentation skills sharp is always a plus.
Without further ado, here are the predicted top 10 hottest IT jobs:
According to recent surveys, data skills rate high on the business front. A data scientist evaluates and interprets complex digital data, like the usage statistics of a website for example. This helps assist businesses with their decision-making.
Entry Level Engineer
On various job hunting sites, entry-level engineer job posting are the most posted/sought after postings in the tech and engineering sectors. One of the most in demand is in the field of software engineering. As you develop your skills and expertise, you can expect a higher pay as the salary of a software engineer can reach up to a 6-figure mark annually.
Recent studies show that enterprises have increased their emphasis on improving the customer experience. This means that there will be a higher demand for UX and UI developers.
Quality Assurance Manager
A quality assurance manager is responsible for ensuring that the products or services meet the established standards of a certain enterprise.
The responsibilities of a analytics manager, as the name suggests, is to create effective strategies to collect data, analyze information, conduct research, and implement analytics solutions for products and services.
Salesforce developers integrate different apps or build new game changing features on top of an existing platform to improve it.
In this day and age, we are constantly hearing reports of data and security breaches. Now more than ever, large enterprises constantly keeping their eyes out for dedicated cyber-security professionals. The responsibilities include taking a proactive approach in terms of prevention and detection, while also attending to incident response and employee training.
Full Stack Developer
As software becomes more and more intertwined in all regions of business with certain expectations needing to be met to provide an exceptional customer experience and to produce unique interfaces, the demand for a professional with expertise across different layers of the stack is enormously increasing and will probably only continue to increase.
Solutions architect position “involves translating requirements created by analysts into an actual solution using technology.” Easy right?
Machine Learning Engineer
The rise of artificial intelligence is knocking at our front door, which means that Machine learning engineers are becoming more in demand, and will likely continue to grow for the coming years.
So there you have it, happy job hunting!