By Abhay Gupta, Co-founder, Board Infinity
As the world evolves, so do the job trends… But since we’re living in an age of information, the job evolution is going to be much faster. In a developing country like India, more and more businesses are going online. Which means that more businesses and companies will be investing in technology that is user-focused. This will eventually lead to an increase in the demand for certain job roles.
So here are a few job roles that you should be on the lookout for in the coming decade.
- Data Scientist
Most companies are investing in technology to collect user data to make data-driven decisions. But to make these data-driven decisions, they first need professionals who can interpret the said data, and that’s where data scientists come in. Data scientists need to be able to analyze large amounts of complex raw and processed information to find patterns that will benefit an organization and help drive strategic business decisions.
Data science has been on the rise since 2010 and it’s highly unlikely that its growth will slow down in the next decade. More colleges & universities have begun offering specific data science degrees, courses and even bootcamps.
- Full-Stack Developer
A full-stack developer is one who has mastery over a variety of skills and can handle all the work starting from creating, building, and designing a product through all the engineering stages. They can run a project from start to finish and are in hot demand across industries looking to add tech capacity as efficiently as possible.
Full-stack developers are one of the highest-paid and most sought-after professionals today. And this demand is only going to increase down the line as we rely on technology more and more.
- Artificial Intelligence Specialist
As Data Science is advancing, both Artificial Intelligence is also advancing by leaps and bounds. AI is a broad canvas that encompasses machine learning, deep learning, and natural language processing (NLP), among other things. As a result, AI applications across various industries are highly expansive, including innovations like AR/VR, vision recognition, recommendation engines, and much more.
There is much scope of artificial intelligence jobs in India as companies today are in the practice of creating products at a rapid rate. As Artificial Intelligence continues to make its way through Indian industries, the demand for skilled AI professionals will only increase in the coming future.
- Digital Marketing Specialist
A digital marketing specialist is someone who uses data to identify target markets and generate digital marketing campaigns. Around the world, the ways we access information, communicate with one another and carry out day-to-day tasks are increasingly taking place solely online. With over half of the world’s population using the internet, it’s no wonder that the demand for highly skilled digital marketers is growing.
Today, even smaller companies are waking up to the fact that digital marketing is non-negotiable and not just a bonus option. India alone has about 500 million Internet users (as per IAMAI), which are almost 40% of the total Indian population. And the good part is that this number is only going to increase further as the years go by.
Most of the jobs that will be in huge demand in both immediate and long term future come from the advancement of technology, and now that you know some of the best future job opportunities in India, it is time to hone your skills for the job that you think you can excel in.