The tech space is advancing geometrically and thus employing more people than almost every other sector.
Fintechs such as PayStack made massive waves a few years ago and became an inspiration for many to explore and develop their passion for tech and its related career opportunities
Most people are confused about what career path to go into in the tech industry. And it’s usually due to the high cost of starting up and learning.
This would help you identify the 5 most in-demand tech jobs and careers in terms of their profitability.
If you’re thinking about learning, getting a degree or certification in the tech space then you should consider these five options listed below.
Before we give out the list of these tech areas, you should note that some of these careers will thrive more in certain locations than in others.
Let’s get to it then!
According to Investopedia, some of the most popular tech jobs include;
- system analyst,
- web designers,
- front and back end engineers,
- software developers and
- product managers.
Required skills necessary for these jobs
Contrary to popular beliefs, tech jobs are not limited to computer science degree holders. Tech skills can be fully learnt and optimized from your homes or from paid sessions organized by experts or tech platforms.
These skills include soft skills like organization, communication, creativity, analytical abilities and problem-solving skills.
These skills will improve your chances of getting high paying tech jobs in Nigeria.
Top 5 High Paying Tech Jobs in Nigeria
- Front end developers which can earn as much as 4.8 million naira per annum
- Data analysts earn as much as 5.7 million naira per annum
- Quality assurance or quality control engineers earn an average of 5 million naira per annum.
- Project managers earn as much as an average of 4.9 million naira per annum.
- Software developers earn as much as 4.8 million naira per annum.
So if one is considering a career path in tech this is the list of tech jobs that pay the highest currently in Nigeria.
Other high paying tech jobs include; mobile app developers, software engineers, IT program managers and system analysts.
Remember that Rome was not built in a day and with many other career paths you have to hone your skills and solve serious human problems to earn this much.
But these are huge figures considering the fact that the minimum wage in Nigeria at the moment is 30,000 naira.
If you’re into tech, kindly comment on your sector and if you’re planning to go into it drop a comment of the sector you want to get into and your reasons for it.
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