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HINTS AND TIPS – WORKING IN I.T.

Jobsfactor currently carries over 200 jobs in the I.T. industry.  So, we thought it would be helpful to provide a quick overview on working in the I.T. industry.

WHAT ROLES ARE THERE

  • Project Managers/Business analysts
  • Mobile/Application Developers
  • Software Engineers
  • UX and Frontend Developers
  • Java, .Net and PHP Developers
  • Testers
  • Infrastructure/Network Support
  • Service Desk Analysts
  • Security
  • Blockchain

 WHAT SKILLS DO I NEED

To succeed you need a mix of soft and technical skills:

  • Specialist technical skill
  • Ability to communicate effectively, build relationships with employees in other business functions, and lead and manage teams
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to explain procedures in a practical and user-friendly way

WHAT QUALIFICATIONS DO I NEED?

  • University degree and/or a Professional institution qualification e.g. from the Chartered Institute of I.T.
  • Computer Science degree or an alternative
  • A lot of developers are self-taught and a portfolio of projects can work just as well


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