The in-demand IT jobs of Canada (Part – I)
The world we live in today cannot function without IT services and products which have become an essential part of our day-to-day lives. With the growing number of IT companies, the demand for a workforce has always been climbing. With the diverse range of work, high-paying jobs, and opportunities, immense potential for growth IT have always been a lucrative career for the young and bright minds.
The everyday dependence on IT is no longer just for start-ups but virtually every industry today from banking to fashion relies on technology to function.
Canadian cities have slowly been creating ‘technology hubs’ and ‘Innovation Corridors’, the biggest being the Toronto-Waterloo Innovation Corridor, which is the silicon valley of Canada generating jobs on a large scale.
A Software Engineer is a person who develops new programs and products and also manages the existing ones by working along with designers and analysts. He needs to have knowledge of programming languages like Java, Python, .net, C++, Oracle, and many more. Since a wide range of industries depends on software engineers and their expertise they are always in demand in Canada and said to keep growing.
Entry Level Salary: $53,000
Top Salary: $100,000
Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer
DevOps engineers who are also known as Infrastructure Engineers or Systems Engineers who serve as a bridge between software development and IT operations by developing an agile relationship between the two. A high in-demand job that requires hard and soft skills to manage IT teams and maximize their development. Their job includes overseeing and evaluating the efficiency of production and the release of new codes.
Entry Level Salary: $56,000
Top Salary: $102,000
Software Architects are the people who create the software blueprint by conceptualizing and overseeing the execution of the software. They have high-level programming experience who involved in the early stages of the software development life cycle (SDLC) and in the execution and delivery stage.
Entry Level Salary: $76,000
Top Salary: $129,000
Full Stack Developer
A Full Stack Developer is an engineer who works on both ends the front end development, and the back end development, the client-side and server-side of the software application. He works on the Full Stack of the software application apart from the front end and the back end he also works on the database, server, API, version controlling systems, operating systems, and system designs. This is one of the sought-after in-demand jobs of Canada.
Entry Level Salary: $49,000
Top Salary: $96,000
Front End Developer
Entry Level Salary: $42,000
Top Salary: $85,000
Back End Developer
A Back End developer is a person responsible for building and maintaining the technology that powers the back end of a website which consists of a server, application, and database which enables the user-facing side of the website. He is also responsible for the logic and integration of the work done by front-end developers. They also write web services and APIs used by front-end developers and mobile application developers.
Entry Level Salary: $61,000
Top Salary: $96,000