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Which are the Top 5 IT jobs that are in demand in the UK?

By . April 28, 2023

As the digitisation of services continues to intensify around the world, so does the demand for high-quality IT talent across the UK. Here at Certes, our team of tech, digital and IT recruitment consultants are plugged in when it comes to the latest IT opportunities, tech trends and digital news. That’s why we’re bringing you the latest permanent and IT contractor jobs that are currently in demand across the UK in 2023.

Business Analyst

The role of a Business Analyst is to identify and collect data from a range of sources. Then, they translate it into valuable information that can be used to problem-solve, streamline processes and track business. To do so, business and data analysts often compile the data into graphs and reports to present to the business.

The need for talented Business Analysts is only expected to grow in the next few years as they are sought after in a wide range of industries, including finance, education, government, consulting, media, retail, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.

Business Analyst roles can be flexible and often allow remote working. There are various specialisms and routes you can take in this field including data mining, data infrastructure, data visualisation and decisions analysis.

Here at Certes, we currently have a range of Business Analyst contractor jobs available. Click here to find out more.

Cloud / Data Architect

Cloud and Data Architects utilise computer science and design skills to review, streamline and manage the data infrastructure for businesses. The role can often include:

  • Overseeing the implementation and development of a computer strategy
  • Planning future databases
  • Finding solutions to store and manage data for the company and their users

Since almost every company within the UK uses data and data management systems, Data Architects are in high demand in various industries. If you’re looking for a new challenge, take a look at our range of Cloud Architect jobs and Data Architect opportunities.

Infrastructure Manager

The role of an Infrastructure Manager involves building, maintaining and streamlining various IT systems within a company. They will often collaborate with other departments to build, develop and implement infrastructure strategy in other areas across the business.

However, like many other managerial positions, this role also involves supporting and developing a wider IT team. They need to ensure everyone, and every machine is running to the best of their ability. Due to the leadership aspect of this role, top talent in this area will boast a range of soft skills including problem solving, communication and building relationships. Check out our range of Infrastructure manager jobs to find out more.

Software developer

As the UK tackles a shortage of digital skills, the demand for software developers continues to reach new heights. But what does the role of a software specialist involve?

Software developers usually create and upgrade software to meet business needs and improve the customer journey. This typically involves:

  • Producing and implementing computer programs and applications
  • Mastering different coding languages such as CSS, JavaScript, and HTML
  • Maintaining and improving overall system functionality

Software developer jobs are some of the fastest-growing and the most lucrative in the UK. So, if you’re looking for a future-proofed career in IT, becoming a qualified software developer is a smart career choice.

Cyber Security Specialist

As more and more businesses work to digitise their service offerings, the need for experienced cybersecurity professionals continues to skyrocket, with many high-profile opportunities popping up on the job market across the UK and around the world.

Cyber Security Specialists will use their IT and technical skills to help keep company data protected from potential hackers and cyber attacks. Due to the ever-changing digital landscape, it is vital that Cyber Security experts stay up to date with the latest technologies, developments and tools so they can always be on top of their game.

Essential skills for a role in cyber security include coding, networking and system Administration and cloud security on public and hybrid platforms such as AWS and Azure.

If you’re looking for new cyber security jobs, take a look at our current opportunities.

The demand for IT professionals and high quality IT resources in the UK will only continue to increase. Here at Certes, our team of IT recruitment specialists are committed to matching top tech talent with stand-out employers of choice.

If you’re an IT contractor, or a tech professional, looking for a new role in the IT and digital space, don’t hesitate to get in touch. We can’t wait to help you find your next exciting opportunity.



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