With the accelerating pace of technology, it has become the need of the hour to stay updated with the changes in the IT industry. Accordingly, over the last decade the talent demand for technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Cloud Platforms has seen a steep rise.
Most corporates are focusing on adding artificial intelligence and automation to their products and platforms where these technologies are playing a key role. Therefore, as companies pace up to embrace technological transformations, the demand for professionals in the new-age technologies is expected to grow.
To talk about the different career prospects, TimesJobs had invited
Maheshkumar Kharade, Associate GM Technology, Harbinger Systems to answer career-related questions in its weekly High Tea Live Chat. He outlined the different career options that people can explore, they being:
Talent demand up for these technologies
Corporate will witness a surge in demand for professionals in Artificial intelligence, Data Science, Cloud and Blockchain. Candidates with expertise in Machine Learning and Analytical tools such as PowerBI, Tableau, etc will be most sought after by the companies. On the other the demand for professionals in AWS, Azure or Google Cloud services will see a rise in demand too.
Sectors to watch out for
Based on the current market dynamics, the pace of adoption of new technologies will accelerate among the Healthcare, Pharmacy and eLearning industries. Moreover, the top-performing sectors such as IT, E-commerce, BFSI will have stable demand for professionals in technology related to Blockchain, Machine Learning and Data Science.
Skills that will be most-in demand
Skills related to data handling will become pivotal in the coming times, especially for the professionals working in the Healthcare, Fintech, e-learning, Pharmacy sectors. Also, candidates skilled in analytics, developing applications in Cloud services will see surge demand among the organisations. Expertise in developing applications based on FaaS i.e. will also see some demands in the future.