IT industry offers numerous job opportunities across multiple cross functional roles. Recent initiatives of the government’s stated that ‘Make in India’ scheme, manufacturing and its sub sectors will need nearly 97 million skilled workers by 2022. Here are some career opportunities for the IT graduates:
1. Software engineers: Software engineers always remain in high demand. There will be numerous jobs available for skilled candidates, especially for entry level. Digital India scheme is generating multiple job opportunities to the potential candidates. The job candidate should have hands-on knowledge of designing, developing and debugging web applications.
Sectors hiring now: IT, telecom, manufacturing, internet/dotcom and consulting services
Skills required: Strong analytical skills, logical thinking, teamwork and attention to detail
Salary details for entry level: Rs 2.5 lakh-Rs 3.5 lakh
2. System analyst: A system analyst analyze the business problems, work closely with developers, project managers, quality analysts, system engineers and stakeholders to design and implement feasible solution, capabilities and processes in response to requests from the business.
Sectors hiring now: IT, internet/dotcom, consulting services, construction and BPO/ITeS
Skills required: Strong analytical skills, ability to solve problems, good communication and troubleshooting skills
Salary details for entry level: Rs 2 lakh-Rs 3 lakh
3. Web developer: A web developer job includes building websites and infrastructure behind them. The growing needs of e-commerce and startups created huge demand for web developers.
Sectors hiring now: BPO/ITeS, IT, telecom, consulting services and internet/dotcom
Skills required: Basic knowledge of web technologies, strong analytical thinking and creativity.
Salary details for entry level: Rs 2 lakh-Rs 3.5 lakh
4. Technical support: Tech support team resolve all technical issues related to software and the range of products and services of an organization. Core job involves testing and analysis of all products and services.
Sectors hiring now: BPO/ITeS, IT, telecom, automobile and consulting services
Skills required: Tech knowledge, ability to solve problems and good communication skills
Salary details for entry level: Rs 1.5 lakh-Rs 3 lakh