For a majority of Indian students, engineering is the go-to option after 12th. The popularity of engineering has only increased because of its bright and colorful prospects.
However, only the cream of the crop get a job in the top MNCs. Thankfully for others, there is a wide range of alternative career options to choose and excel in. A bachelor’s degree in engineering opens up a lot of opportunities for you. This article here is to help you decide on the choice of career by taking a brief look at 3 of the most booming professions as of 2020 for engineers.
Data Science is a multidisciplinary field that unifies math, data analysis and machine learning to extract knowledge, gain insights from data and provide solutions for it. Data scientists are an integral part of the team that makes solution-driven decisions and frames business initiatives.In 2012, Harvard business review labelled data scientist as the “the sexiest job of the 21st century” based on job opportunities, satisfaction and pay.
Analytics and data science industry are estimated to be $2.71 billion annually in revenues, growing at a healthy rate of 33.5% CARG.
Average Salary: Rs 610,811/year
Skills Required: Strong base in mathematics and a good understanding of R or Python.DIGITAL MARKETING
Digital marketing is the process of marketing products and services through digital technologies such as the internet, mobile apps, and other forms of technology. As per statistics, more than 50% of the world population is using the internet, i.e 4 billion users, and the numbers are only increasing, as the graph below suggests
Digital marketing is a requirement these days for every company considering that the majority of people are searching the internet even before they take the smallest of actions.
A digital marketer is tasked with the responsibility of marketing products and services so as to reach the target audience.
Average Salary: Rs 350,000/year
Skills Required: Search engine optimization (SEO), Google Adwords, social media marketing (SMM), search engine marketing (SEM), Google Analytics and content marketing
Blockchain is one of the fastest-growing technologies with jobs in the same growing at a rapid rate of 2000-6000%. Blockchain is still in its infancy, but it is tipped to be the harbinger of the next big industrial revolution. Due to its diverse applications, it is receiving endorsements from global leaders and industry experts.
The global market for blockchain-related services is expected to reach $7.7 billion by 2022.
Bengaluru, as expected, is leading in job opportunities for blockchain development in India, accounting for 36% of job openings, followed by Pune and Hyderabad. Skills Required: Hyperledger, Solidarity, Node.js, smart contract
Average Salary: Rs 715,101/year
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