Best Computer Jobs for the Future - Posted by Daniel Greenspan on 29 May 2013 in IT Career News
- Posted by Daniel Greenspan on Tuesday, 29 May 2013 in IT Career News
10 computer jobs will experience the fastest growth through 2020, pay salaries well above the national average, boast top employment rates and offer a range of advancement opportunities
Software Engineer Employment Projections | 2010 - 2020
• 10-Year Growth Pct: 30% (much faster than avg.)†
• 10-Year Growth Volume: 270,900 new jobs
• Average Salary: $90,000
• Software Engineer Career Path
Software engineers design, develop, test and optimize the computer programs we use every day, e.g., business apps, operating systems, video games, network control systems and social networks. Modern languages used by applications software engineers include Java, C, C++, PHP, Objective-C, Perl and Python. Mobile app developers are specialized applications software engineers who develop apps for smart phones and tablets.
Java has got a lot of potential to develop and grow in many areas. Especially in mobile phone applications. Mobile phone applications are very wide scope area where Java is being used for its portability and independence. Most of mobile phones operate over Java implementations.
Apart from mobile phones Java applications are also significant for other small devices like palmtops, digital diaries etc. Knowing Java is essential in develop both desktop and android apps.
Participants should know how to:
• Structure data
• Use variables, flow-control statements and subroutines
• Write, compile and execute a program