Best tech jobs in 2016

Glassdoor has released its Best Jobs in America for 2016 report, revealing which tech jobs are the best in terms of salary and career opportunities.

By - January 29, 2016 Share on LinkedIn
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Glassdoor has released its Best Jobs in America for 2016 list, revealing which tech jobs are the best in terms of salary, job openings, and career opportunities.

While the South African technology market differs from the United States, the report sheds some light on trends in the tech space.

According to the report, the top job in the US is a data scientist, followed by tax manager and a solutions architect.

The top tech jobs in the Glassdoor Best Jobs in America for 2016 report are listed below.


Data Scientist

Data scientist is a role for mathematically-adept people with accompanying business skills. A solid foundation in statistics, modelling, operations research, computer science and applications, and mathematics is needed.

Mobile data


Mobile Developer

Mobile developers are responsible for the development of software that runs on mobile devices.

Mobile app development


Software Engineer

A software engineer designs, develops, maintains, tests, and evaluates software and systems that make computers systems work.

Programmer software developer programming code


Analytics Manager

An analytics manager is responsible for the configuration, design, implementation, and support of a data analysis solution or business intelligence tool.

Business analyst


Software Development Manager

A software development manager is responsible for software projects, and runs project planning – making sure a software project is on track.

IT management


UX Designer

A user experience designer is responsible for enhancing customer satisfaction and loyalty by improving the usability and pleasure provided in the interaction between the customer and the product.

UX design


Software Architect

A software architect is a software expert who makes high-level design choices and dictates technical standards, including software coding standards, tools, and platforms.

Matrix kid programmer developer code software decompile reverse-engineer


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