Trends in the IT are changing quite often, it is true for the tech stack as well as for the tech positions. New tech positions come in place some disappear. Here are the hottest tech positions in IT for the Q3/Q4 2018 in my opinion.
I consider higher salaries and demand for a particular position as indicators.
- high salary
- high demand
There's no formal career track for becoming a DevOps engineer. They are either developers who get interested in deployment and network operations, or sysadmins who have a passion for scripting and coding, and move into the development side where they can improve the planning of test and deployment - Puppet
Average salary: >= €60,000 per year
What is a Data Scientist?
Data scientists utilize their analytical, statistical, and programming skills to collect, analyze, and interpret large data sets. They then use this information to develop data-driven solutions to difficult business challenges. Data scientists commonly have a bachelor's degree in statistics, math, computer science, or economics. Data scientists have a wide range of technical competencies including statistics and machine learning, coding languages, databases, machine learning, and reporting technologies. - Glassdoor
Average salary: >= €75,000 per year