Year 2017 saw exciting time for startup ecosystem. Employers look for attitude, behavior and innovation during the hiring phase. Hiring managers look for the candidates who are agile, flexible and adaptable to change, work better with freshers in the industry. It startups hiring the smaller teams will be able to deliver faster and are able to adapt to changes.
Trending job profiles in 2018
IT professionals who are well experienced with user experience (UX), data analytics, full stack development and automation are in huge demand. Digital transformation has created great impact on the market. Most of the companies are looking to hire trained employees such as UX Engineers, UI Engineers, BigData Engineers and Data Analytics Engineers, Full Stack Developers, Hybrid Developers and DevOps Engineers. They play great role in ensuring a sound digital team.
Hiring expectations in 2018 in IT
Hiring expectations would be same to 2017 where Machine-to-Machine or Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are the next big things. There will be great demand for the professionals skilled at AI, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP) experts to create data models. Moreover recruiters look for the junior and entry-level jobs. The startup hiring scenario will grow in a considerable way because more and more startups are being added in the ecosystem and many big firms are also acting like startups.
Skill sets that will rule in 2018
Growing importance for Machine Learning and AI will increase in 2018. It is also important to see the code implantation rather than writing code. Having skill sets like design, security, usability and ROI also create demand for your profile. Technology industry is looking for the candidates who have knowledge on design thinking as a major skill.