Virtually all companies in operation have some element of technology incorporated into their business model. As technology continues to advance, more and more companies are basing larger portions or their entire businesses on technology. Researchers have indicated the technology sector will be the fastest growing industry, providing thousands of opportunities for successful careers, and the creation of jobs, we don’t know exist. The following is a list of potential jobs in the technology sector:

  • Web Developer/Coder
  • IT Support Specialist
  • App Developer
  • Data Analyst
  • UX Designer
General Skills Required:

  • Logical and Critical Thinking
  • Team Work Oriented
  • Computer Software/Program Understanding
  • JavaScript, HTML +CSS or Python
  • Data management

Web Developer/Coder Requirements

General Description: responsible for designing, coding and modifying websites, from layout to function and according to a client’s specifications.


  1. Know how to write well designed, testable, efficient code
  2. Know how to create website layout/user interfaces by using standard HTML/CSS
  3. Able to integrate data from various back-end services and databases

App Developer

General Description: work closely with computer analysts and engineers in using languages such as Java, C++ or ORACLE to develop the necessary specifications for software. Developers may also test, debug and improve generally faulty applications for clients.


  1. Data structuring, system design and programming
  2. Learning computer languages
  3. Problem Solving

UX Designer

General Description: gathering and evaluating user requirements, in collaboration with product managers and engineers. Illustrating design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps


  1. User experience research and customer designing
  2. Visual Communication
  3. Coding Experience

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