IT Jobs with the best future

CareerCast has released its Jobs Rated Report for 2016, which ranks jobs according to income, work environment, stress, and hiring outlook.

Hiring outlook is a measure of how promising the future of a profession is, based on employment growth, income growth potential, and unemployment in the sector.

Employment growth is the dominant measure for hiring outlook, and is based on the expected employment growth from 2016 to 2022.

Income growth potential refers to how much a worker can increase his or her income, while unemployment data reflects estimates of unemployed professionals.

IT Jobs with the best outlook

CareerCast’s job outlook ranking system awards higher scores to jobs with promising futures.


Web Developer – Hiring outlook score of 27.62

Web developer


Computer Systems Analyst – Hiring outlook score of 20.57

Systems analyst


Information Security Analyst – Hiring outlook score of 17.83

Security professional


Software Engineer – Hiring outlook score of 17.78

Software engineer


Data Scientist – Hiring outlook score of 16.02

Data scientist


Network and Computer Systems Administrator – Hiring outlook score of 9.48

ADSL network


Technical Writer – Hiring outlook score of 8.06

Technical writer


Social Media Manager – Hiring outlook score of 7.58

Social media manager


Online Sales Manager – Hiring outlook score of 6.56

Sales manager


Multimedia Artist – Hiring outlook score of 5.76

Multimedia artist


Electrical Engineer – Hiring outlook score of 1.15

Electrical engineer


Computer Service Technician – Hiring outlook score of 0.79

Computer technician


Communications Equipment Mechanic – Hiring outlook score of -6.27

Network technician


Computer Programmer – Hiring outlook score of -7.62

Programmer


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