Many companies are now looking to hire for offbeat roles. Here are the profiles which offer exciting career opportunities to the professionals who wish to seek career in software industry.
App Developers: Mobile devices become high speed commuting devices in current era. The demand for mobile app developers increasing with the mobile penetration. Surveys found that over 50000 jobs are available for mobile app developers in India for the experience range between 2 to 5 years. Recruiters are looking for the skills such as development, testing and production support to build well-rounded skills for better career progression. Apart from IT/telecom and internet/dotcom sectors, mobile app developers are also in demand in the BFSI sector. Entry level candidates are offered with the salary between Rs 3 and 5 lakh per annum.
Bloggers: Bloggers are in great demand across the industries such as travel, food, entertainment, politics and even photography, Internet/dotcom, PR/advertising, media & entertainment are some sectors hiring bloggers for various roles. Demand for bloggers has been increased in travel and tourism industry. Having skills of writing marketing ad campaign is an added advantage to the bloggers. The maximum demand is for entry-level candidates with 0-5 years of experience with the salary ranges between Rs 2 and Rs 5 lakh per annum.
Ethical Hackers: Breaching a security system ethically and finding the faults is the most demanding activity in IT industry. The usage of internet is growing the demand for ethical hackers will grow to address the concerns related to security and privacy. NAASCOM predicted that, India needs 77,000 ethical hackers in public and private sectors every year. IT/telecom, BFSI, and manufacturing are some of the key sectors where demand is high for such experts.
Gaming Enthusiasts: According to the survey of NAASCOM,Gaming Forum and International Game Developers Association (IGDA) it was estimated that causal gamers in India will increase eight times by 2015.