While compiling this list of top 10 IT jobs to choose from, I kept in mind not just about the weight of package. I made this list keeping in mind the easibility of learning the skill and availability of those jobs in the market and then comes the package.
Lets start with our list of top 10 IT jobs.
1: UI/UX designers top my list for top 10 IT jobs
Yes guys, UI/UX designing jobs tops my list. UX designers are concerned with the overall feel of the product, user interface designers are particular about how the product is laid out. They are in charge of designing each screen or page with which a user interacts and ensuring that the UI visually communicates the path that a UX designer has laid out.
This job requires a lots of creativity.
Skills required for this job are :
Coding is must for almost all the IT jobs(Almost)
2: Web developer(Frontend/ backend developer or fullstack developers)
This is the job that is featuring from around a decade now and not going anywhere soon enough. There is huge demand of web developers.
Web developers basically responsible you see on internet. We can categorize web developers into frontend developers, backend developers and full stack developers.
Frontend developers mainly handles the look and feel of the website. They are responsibe for how beautifuly you see everything on internet.
Backend developers mainly handles database, API’s and all other aspects of websites or API’s or APP which you don’t see directly.
Full Stack developers are the one who can handle both front-end and back-end.
Skills Required for Web Developer job :
Backend : PHP, Python, Dot net, Java, Nodejs etc
3: Network Engineers
Network engineers also known as computer network architects work with a company’s computer network, to make network systems for all employees to use. These networks includes local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), intranets and extranets.
There are many certifications and courses which will really help before going for a job. I would strongly recommend you to go with Cisco courses and certifications. You can go to some internship in some company or some institute which provide CISCO certification for different level of expertise. You can also register to Cisco online study for online courses and certification.
Skills required for Network Engineers :
If you are Cisco certified then you probably have most of the skills required.
IOT (internet of things)
4: Cyber Security analyst
Companies are hunting for true cyber security experts because most of people don’t have that skill required. This is among some of the highest paying jobs in the industry.
Cyber security analysts is responsible for developing a plan to secure an organization’s networks and then carrying out that plan practically. Cyber Security analysts also responsible for installing and closely watching the installation of the software programs needed to protect companie’s computer network.
This is one of the toughest IT careers to choose from. You can be a Cyber security analyst without much of the knowledge of programming but this does not remove the curtains from the true potential of this job. Going to a advance level requires in depth knowledge of scripting languages and programming.
5: Mobile Engineers
Android and IOS is booming for sure. Mobile developers are in high demand now a days. Mobile developers are responsible for making the mobile apps which we use in our daily life. There hundreds and thousands of app built each day and even millions are downloaded by the users.
Mobile development is a great option and promises a great career ahead. There are many cases of apps getting huge funding which makes it even more interesting.
Mobile developers have huge options for learning native app development or hybrid app development.
Skills required for Mobile developers :
Swift or Objective-C (IOS native)
Angular (Hybrid Apps)
React Native (Hybrid Apps)
6: Data Scientist (Machine Learning, Hadoop, Data Mining)
If you are talking about haddop, bigdata, data mining and machine learning etc the data-scientists provide the solution.
Data scientists are capable of handling enormous mass of messy data (unstructured and structured) by using their maths, statistics and programming skills to clean and organize data. They apply all their analytic skill and industry knowledge to find hidden solutions to business challenges.
Data scientists are responsible for all the magic that happens behind the machine learning.
Skills required for data scientists :
Hadoop, Python, R, SQL, NOSQL etc
7: Business Analyst
As wikipedia provides perfect defination : A business analyst is the one who analyzes organization or business domain and documents all its business, processes and systems, assessing the business model and its integration with technology.
In simple words a business analyst analyzes the business and provide useful analysed data important for growth or for profit or loss for the organisation.
Business analyst seems to be an interesting job even to some technical guys, I have seen many technical guys moving to business analyst profile with there excel skills.
Skills required for business analyst :
Good communication skills are must
Documentations and ither skills are also required
8: Cloud Architect
Cloud architect is a professional who is responsible for closing making and applying a company’s cloud computing strategy. It includes cloud adoption plans, cloud application design, and cloud management and monitoring.
This job offers a great package.
Any company starting new to cloud seems to be a easy task but moving an older architecture of the company to cloud seems like an challenging task and requires lots of skills and hard work.
9: Software Testing
Software testing is a lot different from cyber-security testing. In cybersecurity testing, one has to find a loop hole in the security of the network or the system. While in software testing, one has to find the flows and problems in software desirable working behavior and flows in its user interface.
Top and most looked up for skill for this job is :
10: CMS developer
You can relate this to web developer job, even it is to some extent. A CMS is a content management system like WordPress, Drupal, Magento etc. If you are aware that WordPress powers most of the websites on the internet which are live now.
CMS’s are quick start website software’s which you can just install and make some plugins and theme changes and can get a website ready even without programming knowledge.
But there are times when you want to make changes to your website and those changes ar not done without coding changes, there comes the need of CMS developers.
You can learn some language like PHP which is best suited for CMS because most of the CMS active now a days are built over PHP. You can learn the CMS basics and start applying for a job after a little practice.
While compiling Top 10 IT jobs list, I kept in mind the ease of learning the skills and ease of find a job wchic direct depend upon market demand. This is my choice and I tried to make this list of Top 10 IT jobs as fair and as better I could.