Best IT jobs in 2017

Glassdoor has released its Best Jobs in America for 2017 list, with data scientists claiming the top spot for the second year in a row.

This Glassdoor report ranks jobs according to its Job Score, determined by combining the number of job openings, salary, and overall job satisfaction rating.

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

Data scientist claimed the top spot in the IT field, followed by devops engineers, data engineers, and database administrators.

The top tech jobs in the Glassdoor Best Jobs in America for 2017 report are listed below.

Best Tech Jobs
IT Profession Job Satisfaction (/5) Job Score (/5)
Data Scientist 4.4 4.8
DevOps Engineer 4.2 4.7
Data Engineer 4.3 4.7
Database Administrator 3.8 4.5
UX Designer 4.0 4.4
Electrical Engineer 3.7 4.4
Software Engineer 3.5 4.3
Mobile Developer 3.7 4.3
Systems Administrator 3.7 4.2
Hardware Engineer 3.9 4.2
Research Engineer 3.5 4.1
Information Security Engineer 3.7 4.1
Security Analyst 3.7 4.1
UI Designer 4.0 4.1
Business Intelligence Developer 3.9 4.0

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