Right now the tech world is expanded more than ever and there are multiple areas, where the universities are unable to keep up with the current demand for the industry. As the world is evolving companies are becoming more and more interested with tech experts. A clear example is a race to the first automated car without a single guide from the driver. There are more than 100 startups and multinationals that are taking part in this fever. Big names include Google, Tesla, Amazon, Tencent, and Toyota. On one hand, tech is destroying jobs but also creating more jobs than ever but customized ones. Another fever includes simple mobile apps that people can make from home with a low specs laptop and become independent business owners. But in this article, I am going into great detail discussing tech with big bucks.
11. Information System Manager
They are earning big bucks and starting at a staggering annual pay of 106000 dollars with 147 openings.
This job is for people, who have served in multiple tech industries for at least 10 years. This means they can fill up the managing job of systems where other core experts failed to do so. Many jobs are gone unfilled as most of the tech people do not understand the dynamics required for this kind of job.
10. Analytics Manager: A person who can observe patterns
Good annual pay of 106k with 1000 openings
This job is all about making sense out of random information available across different platforms available online. It is important to observe and perform those operations carefully as daily chords are deeply tied with results from analytics experts. It is ever expanding the field, which includes increasing revenues, generating new revenue streams, providing potential candidates for vacant jobs, guessing about future disasters/emergencies.
9. Product Manager: A person with deep knowledge of products
Annual pay with 107k and about 7500 openings
If you know about Sundar Pichai, he was the product manager of Google online operating system ‘chrome’, which has snatched the market from Mozilla, Opera, and Internet Explorer. Why? Because the product was developed by someone who was expert in knowing the customer needs and core value of product development. He was promoted to CEO, which resonates the importance of good product developer.
8. Data Architect: Manager with deep insights into data management
Staggering pay of 113k with about 700 openings
Prior to 2010, this job was entirely coming in the category of database. But business requirements have greatly changed and tech experts with experience in big data handling have become scarce in short term. Job requirements include building up efficient data centers with easy to use management tools. You have to spend time in company data centers, gather data from different sources and made operations readily available whenever required. Operations like gather information, storing in fastly manner, management with fewer resources, and updating whenever possible (with remoteness in mind).
7. Data Scientist: Prodigies with love for data
Median base salary is 115k, allowances and job openings of 2k
There is famous quote that says "data scientists are the wizards of the future" and it is 100% true. They are the superheroes in the tech world. They are the ones, who come up with results no one can expect. There is no field, which is not affected by this simple game of hiding and seek with data. This is the only scientific job in the world, which make guesses and companies are happy to hire those individuals. Jobs like
- Retail companies are looking forward to predicting future demands
- Mobile app companies are seeking the future trends
- Food companies are predicting weather to conserve the foods
- Stock markets are spending billions to guess what can happen in the future
- And so on
6. System Architects: Only for those who have passion for equipment
With 116k, benefits and 500 jobs needed to be filled
Whenever a proper company is built, it tech devices racks include devices from smartphones to complex mainframe servers with all the tech software in the shelf. This produce need of people, who can easily manage and provide on-time maintenance. This is not an easy job to fulfill as the stack of technologies is vast compared to all the technologies discussed in this article. Simple examples like managing networks, firewalls, machine software, system software like operating systems and drivers core hardware management and much more. I would love to mention, most of the times you will get up at 2’o clock as either the server is down or some connection in the sea cable has interrupted the whole operation of the company.
5. Application Development Manager
Base pay 120k and 200 vacant jobs
This job is only for those tech people, who love to build software from their hands. Most of the times, you have to have 10+ years experience with core experience in one of the programming and database languages. Sometimes, companies require architect experience in order to apply for this job alongside with management experience. You will have a team of designers, developers, and testers at your disposal and you will make sure they produce everything according to client requirements.
4. Solution Architect: Job for those who love freedom at core
With big cash of 120k and 3000 vacancies
Having freedom with little effort to get the job done are the things people want from this job. You will be working as a consultant in a company for providing quick solutions. But you will need master level experience in order to fill one of those positions.
3. Mobile phone application manager
Get 121k in basic pay with endless job opportunities
The mobile world evolves from day to day with minimal system spec in terms of memory and speed. Also, the variations in operating systems and various sizes make the job extremely difficult, if you are handling the managing position. When I was working at Sonaha, I got a big offer of 121k from Ioandco a mobile apps solution provider in Los Angeles US. That was the only reason, I am including it at the number#3 in the list.
1 & 2: Higher level Software application Manager:
Jobs paying 140k and 4000 openings
If you have spent 10+ years in the field, have experience of managing multiple products and teams in the past. Then this job is the perfect match for a talented individual. In this case, individuals have to work day and night on projects from planning to live runs of the product and take full responsibility in case of the failure (this make the job more challenging and risky at the same time).
You will feel multiple jobs were redundant to mention(as the job descriptions matches with each other), but all the jobs are mentioned from open vacancies and researched data provided by reputed agencies. Also, there is great variation from technologies to devices to responsibilities in the descriptions of those jobs.