5 IT jobs to look forward to in the next 5 years

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People say that IT is the future without giving a lot of context to it. Employment in computers and IT occupations is projected to grow 11 per cent by 2029, higher than the average for all occupations.

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We are here with our list of the top five IT jobs to look forward to in the next five years. This is a non-exhaustive list, and there are a plethora of options available to explore and master since technology is highly dynamic.

Data Analyst/Scientist

It is one of the highest paying, in-demand IT profession in the job market, with an expected growth of 28 per cent. The best part? People from any background can become a data analyst in their field if they harness the right abilities, do required courses and love dealing with large amounts of data.


Web Developer

With all sizes of organisation shifting online and becoming fully automated, web development is the backbone of business existence and functioning. This market will grow at more than 8 per cent by 2029, beating the global average of all jobs. If you know the web designing languages, can creatively work with other designers, and debug problems efficiently, this one is for you.


Video Game Developer

If you have creativity, a passion for coding, an analytical mind, knowledge of designing and a love for video games, this is a match made in heaven for you. In developing nations alone, the job market will rise by 11 per cent by 2026. The inception of 5G will be a cherry-on-top for mobile game developers.


Fullstack Developer

Combine software development with a short development life cycle and efficient front/back end management: you become a full stack developer. The market demand has gone up by 30 per cent in 2021 and will keep on rising. The skills to become a successful FD include strong engineering and web dev background with good communication skills, database management and server-side languages.


Software Project Management

Organisations are growing rapidly, and they require a comprehensive and efficient solution to manage various investments, processes and projects. This process is aided by project management software. To become a software project manager, one needs to have a strong computer science background (software and product dev.) with good leadership and communication skills. The global SPM market value will grow by 11 per cent by 2025.


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