As automation comes, more IT employees in India worried about their jobs. Because IT leading companies like Wipro and Infosys are going layoff. The employees are worried about surviving in the IT sector.
Statistics say about IT jobs in India?
US firm Hfs Research says The IT industry of India will lose 6.4 lakhs people with low skilled ability in the next five years. This is alarming that the sector with $160 billion is one of the employment generation sectors in India. Now the questions are
Which areas will provide highly skilled and high demand jobs in the future, and what skills you need to take for that type of employment?
Before answering these questions, we have to keep in mind some posts will be extinct soon. They are like Software Test Engineers, System Engineers, System Administrators, Tech Support Staff, Maintenance Engineers, Customer Services Executives, etc. Those who are in these professions in danger. These will be managed by AI and Robotics. These jobs will lose in about 3 to 5 years.
Experts take this IT sector?
Rituparna Chakraborty, Executive Vice-President and co-founder of staffing firm TeamLease Services said, ” It is time when the available talent has not to cope up with the pace in which the industry evolved, and many of them find it redundant.
Executive search organization GlobalHunt MD Sunil Goel, on the other side, the proper opportunity for Indian IT professionals to figure out the area that will be severely affected by automation.
In the future, some topics like cybersecurity, cloud computing, DevOps, machine learning, and Artificial Intelligence will come to play in the IT industry. You have to keep interested to learn new technology.
The salaries you can expect in these roles and the companies you can be hired to show the desired skill set.