10 best technology careers for 2016

Post Date:- 07.13.16

Technology industry is a great career option, no matter how you look at it: Interesting work, high salaries and lots of opportunity. However, some tech jobs are better than others.

Glassdoor has sifted through its enormous database of employee reviews to come up with a list of the Top 25 jobs, across all industries. It ranked the jobs by looking at the median annual base salary, number of job opening available, and how various people in those jobs rated the "career opportunity."

We went through the list in order to bring to you the top 10 jobs in the technology industry, along with related median salaries.

1) Data scientist
Median base salary: $116,840
Job score: 4.7
Career opportunities rating: 4.1

Companies are collecting more and more data these days, a trend called "big data." Data scientists are the people in charge of collecting and analyzing this data to find business insights.

2)Solutions architect
Median base salary: $119,500
Job score: 4.6
Career opportunities rating: 3.5

Solutions architects are responsible for designing large, complex IT systems.

3) Mobile developer
Median base salary: $90,000
Job score: 4.6
Career opportunities rating: 3.8

Another hot job profile, mobile developers work includes writing mobile apps.

4) Product manager

5) Software engineer
Median base salary: $95,000
Job score: 4.5
Career opportunities rating: 3.3

Software engineers are mostly computer programmers. There are many levels of programmers from entry level, to very senior.

6) Analytics manager
Median base salary: $105,000
Job score: 4.5
Career opportunities rating: 3.7

An analytics manager is responsible for managing analytics software and processes, the software that helps companies answer business questions by sifting through a database or a big-data cache.

7) Software development manager
Median base salary: $135,000
Job score: 4.4
Career opportunities rating: 3.4

The job profile of a software development manager involves managing software development projects.

8) QA manager
Median base salary: $85,000
Job score: 4.4
Career opportunities rating: 3.4

Quality assurance engineers test software to make sure it works the way it's supposed to.

9) UX designer
Median base salary: $91,800
Job score: 4.3
Career opportunities rating: 3.6

A UX designer manages the look and feel of a software, the part that interfaces with the consumer.

10) Software architect
Median base salary: $130,000
Job score: 4.2
Career opportunities rating: 3.4

Software architects' profile includes designing of large complex software applications, and/or designing of how such software needs to be deployed in an enterprise.


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