Top Ten Information Communication Technology (ICT) Jobs in Demand in Malaysia
To help you to choose the right IT course to study so that you can get a job upon graduation, we have come up with a list of Top 10 Information Communication Technology (ICT), Software Engineering, Computer Science or computing jobs that are in demand in Malaysia.
There are many types of IT courses that you can choose or specialise in. You must take the time to talk to the right people so that you understand which one fits you. Students should also choose the best university for computing or IT to study at so that you can gain the necessary knowledge and skills. According to Pikom, there are many jobs out there for IT graduates and there are also many jobless IT graduates. The reason for this is that there is a mismatch of the courses with the skill needed. In addition, the training that the students received was not up to the standard needed in the industry.
To succeed in your career in Information Communication Technology (ICT), Software Engineering or Computer Science in Malaysia, it is important to gather the right information, talk to knowledgeable & experienced counselors and then to choose the right course and university.
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List of the Best Information Technology, Software Engineering & Computer Science Jobs in Malaysia
- Software Engineering
- Computer Science
- Data Science or Big Data Analytics
- Artificial Intelligence (Ai)
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Information Technology (IT)
- Network Computing
- Cloud Computing
Increase in Job Demand in Malaysia for Information Technology (IT), Software Engineering & Computer Science Professionals
The information technology (IT) industry is expected to face a shortage of between 7,000 and 15,000 professionals in the next two years, as Malaysia rides the wave of the growing digital economy. Malaysian Digital Economy Corp (MDEC) CEO Datuk Yasmin Mahmood said currently there are more than 3,000 companies registered under the Multimedia Super Corridor and the industry is currently in need of specialised workers in various IT fields.
“We project that by 2025, the IT industry will require one million specialised working professionals as the industry is experiencing a rampant growth,” she said.
To keep up with the growth, many companies have to resort to foreign talents that are capable of moving in tandem with the current trend and needs in the IT industry. Malaysian Employers Federation ED Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said many IT companies are forced to seek foreign expertise, especially for the high-end sectors such as the big data analytics and artificial intelligence.
“The country still could not fulfil the requirement set by IT companies, especially when everyone is moving towards the Industry 4.0 and adopting technology such as big data analytics.
MORE experts are needed to fill up the positions in the data-driven industry, backed by the growing demand from local companies, said Malaysia Digital Economy Corp Sdn Bhd (MDEC).
MDEC head of strategic partnership Somasundaram Nagappan said there are currently 6,000 working professionals in big data analytics sector through MDEC’s programmes. Malaysia Digital Economy Corp Sdn Bhd (MDEC) targets to have 20,000 data science professionals by 2030.
The emergence of technology and automation under the fourth industrial wave (Industry 4.0) has raised fears that some people might lose their jobs in Malaysia, especially in the manufacturing sector. There have been various reports stating how companies need to adopt the big data movement to remain relevant, or risk losing out in the evolving market. Directly, more companies have begun to engage and hire data professionals to tap into the big data potential, creating a big pool of demand for local data science fresh graduates.
A report from the recent Digital Workforce of The Future by LinkedIn, which revealed that a combination of skills encompassing Big Data, data analytics and web development registered a 21% growth in demand. In Malaysia, the top five in-demand digital skills are big data, software and user testing, mobile development, Cloud computing and software engineering management.