Top 12 Tech Jobs: Explained

/  Why Should You Consider a Career In Tech?

The tech industry is growing quickly and there are lots of job opportunities in tech. Studying tech can lead to good salaries, diverse career paths and the ability to shape the future.

1. High Demand

There is a high demand for people with tech skills, and the tech job market is easy to enter. This means that there are lots of job opportunities in tech and you can take unconventional paths to get there.

2. High Salaries

The tech industry pays well. Entry-level tech salaries are higher than the average salary for Graduates. A tech Graduate can expect to earn around £30,000 on average, compared to the national average Graduate salary of £22,000.

3. Opportunities

Studying tech gives you skills that you can use in various career paths. There are many different roles in tech that cater to different skills and interests. Skills like creativity, problem-solving, analysis, curiosity, leadership, and communication are useful in the tech job market.

4. Flexibility

Working in tech gives you the flexibility to work in many different industries like retail, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, media and education. Plus, your IT skills can be used in any country, so you can work and travel around the world. There are many possibilities in the tech industry.

5. Change the World

Working in tech gives you the opportunity to make a positive impact on the future. You can create and build things that can help make the world a better place, such as invancements in medical technology, green technology and renewable energy. By working in tech, you can help change the world.

Northern Ireland has one of the most rapidly growing I.T. sectors in the UK. Belfast tech jobs represent almost 23% of all available job opportunities.

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/  A Career in Tech

The future for tech careers looks bright. The tech industry offers opportunity for growth and advancement. It is known for its dynamic and fast-paced environment, as well as its high demand for skilled workers. Many tech careers also offer leading salaries and benefits, and the potential for high earnings compared with other careers.

A career in tech can also offer opportunities to work on cutting-edge projects, and to make a positive impact on the world through the use of technology.


There are many job opportunities available for girls who are interested in technology. It’s an important field that is shaping the world we live in, and women have a valuable perspective to bring to the table. By studying technology, you can help create a more diverse and inclusive tech industry.

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Realtime Recruitment

Ireland’s leading Tech and Digital Transformation recruitment specialist since 2005. We place the best tech and management candidates in the best roles with the best clients all over Ireland. With offices in Belfast & Dublin we build permanent and contract teams that help our clients deliver their projects. We also have a dedicated recruitment team that services clients in the US.

We continually invest in our people and systems to ensure we can offer our candidates and clients the best service that suits their needs today. Our core values are Accountability, Integrity and Rapport – If you need any tech career advice, get in touch, we will be happy to help.

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Bring IT On

The Bring IT On programme is funded by the Department for the Economy, in partnership with colleges and universities to encourage and educate young people about the career pathways into the IT industry. Facilitators provide talks and careers advice to aspiring further and higher education students. Facilitators also outline the qualifications required to obtain an IT role and the benefits of working in the sector to help young people gain the necessary insight required to progress in the IT sector.

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