These Are The Most Popular Careers In Tech Among Students And Grads. Will You Join Them?


The tech industry is always on the brink of new discoveries, innovations and solutions.

Current and future trends in technology actively shape business, entertainment, communication, science, politics, and virtually other face of human life. For these reasons, many recent graduates and students are calling the tech industry their industry of choice when it comes to launching their long-term careers.

This week is Technology Week at TalentEgg, and we’ve decided to highlight some of the most popular jobs for recent grads and young professionals in the technology industry.

Information Technology (IT)

IT Support Analyst

The IT Support Analyst provides day-to-day consultation, training,and troubleshooting support to computer users for hardware, software, network and related computer systems and peripheral devices. The position ensures the effective operation of all systems, installs and configures systems and recommends hardware and software acquisitions and upgrades.

IT Consultant

The IT consultant advises firms and organizations on how to best use IT to meet their strategic objectives. They typically provide expertise in information technology. They may also manage, and administer IT systems on a firm’s behalf.

Computer Programmer

Computer programmers are the linguists of technology. They create software to run our computers by writing easy-to-follow instructions in one of the many computer languages in existence, the most common of which are C++ and Python. After receiving the design specifications, the programmer refines the ideas, solves problems, and converts the aspect into code. Programmers will also rewrite, debug, maintain and test (and retest) software and programs so the computer can perform better and more efficiently.

Information Architect

An Information Technology Architect is the individual responsible for linking computer technology decision making and investments with an organization’s tech business strategy. The individual is responsible for organizing a consensus of decisions on policies, principles, services, standards, guidelines, and common solutions for the betterment of the company or organization. IT Architects are responsible for guiding the process of planning acquiring, building, modifying, and deploying IT resources throughout a given department.


Web Developer

Web developers are responsible for the design, navigation and functions of your favorite websites. Responsible for designing, coding and modifying websites, from layout to function and according to a client’s specifications, web developers strive to create visually appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and easy navigation. Developers must take into account a client’s products or services as well as its target market to create a site that appeals to its customers or intended audience. The job requires a knowledge of software programs, Web applications and programming languages such as HTML and CSS, as well as a solid understanding of design principles.

Web Designer

Web designers are responsible for designing a Web site in a desktop publishing format. This includes writing the site’s underlying code (also known as the backend of the web), which includes the server, application and database. Web designers are also responsible for the site’s aesthetic appeal and how the site appears visually to users. Typically, web designers will have graphic design skills, in addition to HTML coding.


The webmaster manages a web site. Depending on the size of the site, the Webmaster might be responsible for creating and updating web pages, managing and replying to user feedback, creating CGI scripts and monitoring site traffic.


Software Engineer

A software engineer creates the designs the programmer implements. They work on the design, development, maintenance and evaluation of computer software and systems. Depending on the company, software engineers’ duties can range from developing new applications and project planning to upgrading existing software and providing security support.

Software Developer

Software developers make it possible to for you to entertain yourself and manage productivity, whether your tastes run from “Angry Birds” to Evernote. These out-of-the-box thinkers design, test, maintain and improve applications and operating-system software. Their other responsibilities include testing, debugging software before launch, and maintenance and improvement during operation.

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