Why to choose a career in IT?
Many students have fears about choosing a career – whether the profession is growing, if they are making a good choice, and especially which path to take in the journey.
Technological advances and the need for companies to stay competitive have created an increased need for IT professionals, solutions, and services. Professionals in this field have no difficulties in finding job opportunities.
Jobs in IT are available in virtually and type and size of company including: IT companies, government, industry, telecommunication, banks, and insurance providers. This demand is due to companies needing to continuously innovate their processes, launch new products, reduce costs, and solve problems. The search for IT professionals is growing, andthose who place a bet on this specialization will have a successful career.
IT: A rising career
- High initial pay
- High employability
- You choose the profile of the company you want to work for
- Growing market
- Opportunity to work from home anywhere in the world.
Yearly Evolution of Direct Jobs in the IT Sector
IT employment grows 10% on average per year and already amounts to 400,000 high-quality jobs. As a comparison, employment in Brazil grew 3% on average over the last two years.
Yearly Evolution of Direct Jobs in ICT/IT Sector (thousand units / % growth)
Source: RAIS/IBGE. Elaboração: FGV.
The IT Sector will maintain its strong growth over the next years
IT Expenditure in Brazil, 2006 – 2016 (R$M)
Source: IDC – Black Book Q313
Learn more about the market by watching the videos below
Testimonials and career paths
BRQ Professionals – December, 2010
Brazil ranks dead last in global competitiveness ranking
Rede Globo – December, 2010
Companies have vacant jobs
Rede TV! – November, 2010
IT Market for Women
Você S/A with Benjamin Quadros, BRQ CEO
Qualified professionals are lacking
Rede Globo – August, 2010
Job opportunities in Information Technology
Rede Cultura – January, 2011