Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
The Ministry of Economic Development has published a rating of the top 50 most popular professions in the IT sector
14 September 2020 12:04

Every second vacancy in the remote IT labor market  is related to programming, the most popular language of which is Java. Trends were identified according to the rating of the top 50 most popular remote professions, conducted with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development by the University 2035.

The research was conducted within the framework of the Federal project "Personnel for the Digital Economy". By the Programmer's Day on September 12, the rating authors analyzed more than 7,500 current vacancies on HeadHunter, Superjob, and Career.Habr.

There were the most vacancies for developers in the Java programming language – 11.7 % of the total number in "remote" IT. The first half of the Top 50 rating also includes developers in such programming languages as: C# (number 3), PHP (number 4), Kotlin (number 8), Python (number 14), Golang (Go) (number 18), Objective-C (number 22), Ruby (number 24). 1C platform developers became the seventh in the rating in terms of demand, and 1C Bitrix ones are the thirtieth.

In addition to specialists with knowledge of specific programming languages, the top twenty most popular jobs are data analysts, support specialists, product analysts, system administrators, system analysts, business analysts, technical support engineers, CRM analysts, and product managers.

Adviser to the Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation Svyatoslav Sorokin noted that "novice IT specialists are most in demand in the positions of remote programming teachers, junior analysts, system administrators, manual testing interns, junior user interface developers, junior software quality analysts, developers in the .NET framework, JavaScript and PHP programmers. The least popular offers for novice IT professionals are in technical support sphere."

Valentina Kurenkova, acting Director of "Human Resources for the Digital Economy", stressed that " the situation with the pandemic has not only revealed the importance of digital sphere and the ability to use modern technologies among employees, but also exposed the shortage of the qualified IT personnel." "The business was able to formulate its request for the required specialists more precisely, and this is not just programmers or developers. No matter what field an employee is engaged in -HR administration, design, marketing, education - he needs skills in the field of digital technologies. In this situation, the Federal project "Personnel for the Digital Economy" has confirmed its relevance. It is aimed at implementing measures for the development of digital skills and everything related to digital literacy and advanced training in the field of IT from increasing the number of budget places in universities to retraining specialists in other fields. In support of the federal project, a project for schoolchildren called "The Digital Lessons" is also being implemented, within the framework of which children as future specialists in the digital economy get acquainted with technologies and gain the first knowledge about IT specialties that will be in demand on the market in the near future. This academic year the first "Digital Lesson"  dedicated to artificial intelligence and machine learning will be held from September 14 to 27," Valentina Kurenkova said.

Дата публикации: September 14, 2020
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