These were the most popular tech jobs of 2018

Friday, December 14th, 2018

Collective intelligence platform Quid is out with its Innovation Mapping report that projects the growth in number of jobs. Developed markets for tech industry like Silicon Valley and London emerged as the top employers for IT professionals. 

In India, Adobe, Nvidia, and Microsoft were the top tech employers. Startups are increasingly hiringtechies at high salary packages. Most IT firms in the country are focused on employee reskilling programs to boost their business in emerging technologies. The incredible response at IIT campus placement season in 2018 indicates a rising trend of hiring fresh graduates for roles in emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and data science. 

Looking at the number of job postings, here are 20 most in-demand tech job positions of 2018: 

1.Senior product manager 

2.Quality assurance engineer 

3.Software test engineer 

4.Technical program manger 

5.Cloud engineer 

6.Machine learning engineer 

7.Firmware engineer 

8.Principal software engineer 

9.Software engineering manager 

10.Operation analyst 

11.IT security specialist 

12.Product owner 

13.Principal product manager 

14.Senior design engineer 

15.Technical product manager 

16.Information technology manager 

17.Business intelligence analyst 

18.Hadoop engineer 

19.Senior application engineer 

20.Senior data analyst 

These job roles are likely to stay in-demand in the coming year as well. As IT companies continue their push towards digitization, these job roles will have highest demand in the next few years. IT professionals and fresh graduates should invest their time in developing skills relevant for these roles. 

If you are trying to get started in a particular technology, you can check out TechGig Webinars to learn more about the latest IT skills or take skill tests to understand your strengths.

TechGig Bureau | Dec 14, 2018

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