3 IT Professions for Companies: With the development of technology, jobs in the field of information technology (IT) are increasingly sought after by many companies, including startups. A number of professions are needed ranging from apps developers and programmers, data scientists, and business intelligence. Apps developers and programmers are needed because of the digitalization and digital transformation efforts carried out by the company. Meanwhile data scientists are getting more and more in demand because data is the basis for policy makers.
The position of software engineer or software developer is the most sought after job at startups in various countries. Both in Singapore, Indonesia, and Vietnam. For fresh graduates in this position in Indonesia, the offer is still quite low. Namely US$300 to US$1,000 (around Rp. 4.3 million – Rp. 14 million) for the Junior Software Engineer position.
Meanwhile, for those with several years of experience, the salary will be around US$1,400-US$2,800 (around Rp. 20 million-Rp. 40 million). While the startup founders, VP of Engineering is an important position. This makes the salary received is also quite high, which ranges from US$2,800 – US$7,100 (Rp 40 million – Rp 103 million) depending on the stage of company funding.
The IT profession is considered to be quite recession-resistant, especially across industries such as artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, and cloud services. In fact, the technology sector is currently experiencing unprecedented growth rates, with global IT spending estimated to reach US$4.5 trillion by early 2023.
The three most wanted IT jobs of 2023
Here are the jobs sectors in cybersecurity or UX technology professionals.
The need for cybersecurity is greater than ever. Research from the European Central Bank shows that 74% of internet users have bought something online in the last three months. From online banking to shopping and the ever-increasing number of cryptocurrencies, the demand for IT specialists with knowledge of cybersecurity is growing.
This is driven by security is the biggest problem for companies around the world, with the demand for experts in the sector will increase rapidly. For those looking to work on cybersecurity, upgrade skills in areas such as data encryption, risk mitigation and firewalls.
2. UI/UX Design
The level of user experience or user interface, especially in the post-Covid world where more people are accustomed to performing virtually daily tasks has increased.
Recent global research from Gartner shows that 65% of customers believe that the companies they do business with online need to improve their virtual customer service, while 75% of customers expect to receive a personalized experience.
Thus, the demand for UI and UX designers is growing exponentially as companies have demands to hire these jobs.
There are currently over 100 open UX roles on The House of Talent Job Board, ranging from a completely remote Consumer Design Director role with PayPal to more entry levels, but also a remote Frontend Software Engineer role with Software culture Objects.
Refers to all platforms that allow companies to better market their products. Marketing technology or martech covers everything from SEO research to automation and email marketing. And the opportunities within that space are enormous.
Skills to focus on include e-commerce principles and leading platforms like Shopify and HubSpot. As well as social media best practices across marketing and optimization. Today. There are many jobs across the martech space on The House of Talent Job Board – including the e-Commerce Product Manager role with Apple and the Email Marketing Automation Consultant role with the Level Up Group. Both roles require candidates who have the ability to recognize digital trends before they catch the attention of the general public. As well as a genuine interest in consumer behavior.