Considering a career in ICT or just interested in computers? There are many different opportunities for you in this industry. As the fastest growing business type, there are more job options than ever, ranging from a system analyst to a games designer! High level jobs in this area also have great salary potential, and many roles offer flexible hours. Find which route you want to take, and get involved in computing today!
What’s it like?
You may think ICT jobs are always based around coding and computer systems. However, new positions are constantly emerging, creating more dynamic roles within the workplace. Roles like Social Media Officer or Digital Marketing Advisor offer a new experience and require different skill-sets entirely.
What kinds of jobs can you do?
- Software Developer (Programmer)
Software Developers design, build and test computer programmes for business, education and leisure activities.
Salary: £20,000 to £70,000 average per year
Hours: 37 to 40 per week
- ICT Support Technician
An entry level ICT job diagnosing and solving software and hardware problems for computer users.
Salary: £16,000 to £35,000 average per year
Hours: 35 to 40 per week
- Computer Games Developer
Computer Games Developers make games for the internet, mobile phones, PCs and games consoles.
Salary: £19,000 to £70,000 average per year
Hours: 30 to 40 per week
In this video from East Sussex County Council an ICT Support Technician talks about his job: