Salaries Reach Upwards Of $133,000 With These 3 Growing Tech Jobs

It’s no secret that the IT industry is booming. Technology has become pervasive enough to impact nearly every business sector, which has sparked high demand for IT professionals with a variety of different specialties. Overall, tech employment is expected to increase 18% by 2022; compare that to just 10.8% projected growth in all other industries.  

Although the tech industry is growing rapidly, not all jobs are created equal. There are a few positions that are expected to experience major growth in the next several years; this includes positions in the IT industry as well as IT jobs in other industries. Here are 3 IT roles that are expected to see the most growth in the next few years, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics:

1. System Analyst Jobs Will Grow By 25% By 2022

System & data analyst positions have already become high demand roles across many different industries. That trend will continue, with job growth around 25% in the next 4 years. The typical salary range for a mid-level system analyst starts around $56,000 and goes up to about $89,000. Here are a few analyst positions near you:

Technical Business Analyst

The TBA will work closely with management and other teams to develop and implement information retrieval solutions. The right candidate will have the following:

  • 3+ years experience implementing business solutions
  • 3+ years experience with search technologies
  • 3+ years experience managing Web and e-business projects

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Business Analyst/Business Intelligence Analyst

A key element of this position is an opportunity to work with a wide range of technology and have an impact on the future of the company. This company is known for their fun work environment and team atmosphere. Qualified applicants will have:

  • 5+ years business analyst experience
  • 3+ years SQL experience
  • 2+ years business intelligence experience

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2. Demand For Programmers & Software Engineers Will Increase 22%

Software development and programming positions certainly aren’t declining anytime soon. In fact, they’re expected to grow by nearly a quarter between now and 2022. These positions range from ETL developers to .NET developers and more. Mid-level developers and programmers can expect to bring in around $57,000 on the low end and up to $115,000 on the higher end. Here are a few jobs available now:

Senior .NET Developer

In this job, you’ll be part of a dynamic technology team in the sought after healthcare space and you’ll have the opportunity to understand both the technology and business components of the operation. Ideal applicants will have the following:

  • 5+ years experience
  • C# .NET development experience in a product environment
  • Framework experience with MVC, Bootstrap, Angular JS
  • Experience with SQL, SSIS, and Stored Procedures

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ETL Analyst/Developer

Work with a fast-growing, highly successful company located in Richmond, VA. Ideal candidates will have the following:

  • 3-5 years experience as an ETL analyst/developer
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Knowledge of SSIS/SSRS
  • Other ETL Development experience

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3. Project Management Demand Will Climb 15% By 2022

As IT becomes increasingly critical in more industries, project management will grow as well. Project management roles can be among the most rewarding financially, ranging anywhere from $83,000 per year to upwards of $133,000 per year. IT project management positions are often found outside of the IT industry, in sectors such as healthcare and security. Here is a project management position you might be interested in:

Clinical Systems Project Manager

As Project Manager, you’ll work closely with users and other project team members analyzing business processes and data, developing user requirements and functional specifications, plan and direct project execution through close and transition to operations. To be successful in this position, you’ll have the following:

  • 5+ years project management skills and experience; demonstrated track record of success in healthcare or technology oriented projects
  • Working knowledge and understanding of healthcare industry and previous exposure or experience with multiple healthcare products is desired
  • Excellent consultative, listening, communications and analytical skills
  • CAPM or PMP Certification
  • Experience working in Women’s Health, Patient Tracking Systems, or In-Patient Care

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IT Project Manager

Join our intriguing, stable and growing client. The ideal candidate has a strong background and experience with agile methodologies, influencing and leading IT teams that include internal and vendor resources. You are consistently recognized by your peers, stakeholders and team. You are known for building consensus, removing obstacles and delivering successful projects on time and on budget.

This client has been recognized for being a leader in their industry with numerous awards and recognitions. They are offering a cutting edge, collaborative and creative work environment. There is great potential for career advancement, exceptional compensation and benefits.

  • At least 3+ years IT project management
  • Agile
  • Experience leading medium to large projects that include app dev / system or platform conversion or infrastructure
  • Multiple successful projects delivered on time and budget
  • Certs are a plus (CSM, PMP or Agile Cert)

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Watch These Job Roles Soar Over The Next Few Years

These three jobs are experiencing the most growth and potential as IT continues to grow. Because their roles are applicable both directly in the IT industry and in IT roles for other industries, these jobs will remain in high demand for the foreseeable future.

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