With rapidly advancing technology, artificial intelligence and virtual reality, several IT jobs will grow in popularity in the not so distant future, creating huge demand for skilled professionals.
The demand for tech graduates continues to grow and there are several roles which will continue to attract growth. An array of tech and business skills will be required for nearly every position.
So what are the some of the top IT jobs that will be in high demand?
Computer vision engineer
Computer vision engineers build and improve computer vision and machine learning algorithms and analytics to detect, classify and track objects. With the advent of self-driving cars there's a huge amount of growth that is expected in this profession.
Machine learning engineer
This sophisticated professional is an advanced programmer who develops Artificial intelligence (AI) machines and systems that can learn and apply knowledge, performing advanced programming and algorithms to train these systems. AI will become a big investment area for tech departments of the future.
App developers will be in high demand. The developer will be someone who creates technological solutions for business problems.
As companies move important systems to the cloud, more and more are choosing a hybrid approach, with multiple vendors.
Alternative energy technician
With climate change threatening to damage the world, it will become more important to move to clean energy sources. Solar and wind energy for example will become part of the future.
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