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Why Choose a Career in Data and Technology

The moment of choosing a career or even moving to another can be a big step in anyone’s life and, therefore, it is necessary to evaluate all the advantages and disadvantages of this decision, right? With that in mind, we have gathered the main information you need to know about a career in technology, such […]

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The moment of choosing a career or even moving to another can be a big step in anyone’s life and, therefore, it is necessary to evaluate all the advantages and disadvantages of this decision, right?

With that in mind, we have gathered the main information you need to know about a career in technology, such as Information System, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT) and other subjects that may be of interest to you:

  • What is a career in technology?
  • Technology job market
  • Career opportunities
  • Valuing the technology person
  • Social impact of the technology area
  • Skills for a career in technology

What is a career in technology?

A career in technology there is a range of opportunities and possibilities in the job market.

The qualification in the area of Information Technology (IT) can take the person to several areas of great prestige such as: programming, corresponding today to 40% of IT vacancies, software engineering, cloud computing, virtualization, security and systems analyst, among other sectors.

Thus, a single course can take the person to different occupational places and, also, to build a solid career. Xcede specialist recruiters can assist with all aspects of the digital lifecycle to support your hiring needs whether this encompasses permanent, contract or project job roles.

Technology job market

The technology job market is one of the sectors that has been growing the most and developing new areas and opportunities for professionals.

It is possible to see this expansion with the 2015 data, in which the country was facing the beginning of a recession while the Information Technology sector was already growing at a rate of 4.2%. In 2017, a period of mass layoffs in large companies, the same sector grew by 7.2%.

Thus, one can perceive the solidity of the technology market, in addition to the growth space that is provided for those who wish to become a professional.

Career Opportunity

Despite the market investing in technology, there are few programmers and specialists in the country, failing to meet the demand of a sector that grows more each year.

To give you an idea, today there are more than 5,000 vacancies in Brazilian startups, in addition to the emergence of more than 70,000 new vacancies in the area worldwide. In contrast, IT universities train only 46 thousand professionals per year, giving room for growth.

Because of this, there is a high rate of employability and a high recognition of those who are qualified to fill these coveted positions.

In addition, as there is a high demand in the market, it is common for companies to start competing for professionals, so that, with a high technical knowledge, it is possible to choose the best opportunity for you, according to the benefits of each company.

Valuing the technology professional

With the expansion of the technology market in Brazil, people came to be seen as essential members for the growth of companies and the economic development of the country.

A survey showed that, from 2012 to 2017, the technology market obtained a 53% salary increase, providing other benefits such as the structuring of a career plan and the incentive to deepen in studies in the area.

According to a survey conducted by Catho, the average salary of a professional in the information technology market is around R $ 9,000.00, varying between the qualifications of each professional.

Social impact of the technologies area

The technology sector in the market is responsible for the great creations and innovations that have become essential for consumers today.

These are responsible for creating programming processes that streamline and facilitate the daily lives of users in the digital environment, reducing processes and reducing friction between communications.

It is through technologies that there are major changes in our system, making them the new inventors of our generation.

Skills for a technology career

To develop in a technology career it is important to add some skills that can help you in this learning process.

The programming has a very technical and exclusive language in the area, in which it is necessary to make quick associations and expand logic skills. Because of this, practice math exercises and approach subjects that will increase your cognitive process.

Another important action in the world of technologies is to develop your English, after all, the programmatic language is global and it will be necessary to communicate using the language.

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