Computer & IT Careers

Top Skills Required

  • Java
  • SQL
  • Oracle
  • Microsoft C#
  • Linux

Top Technical Certifications

  • IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • Project Management Certification
  • Certified Information Systems Security
  • Professional (CISSP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Certified A+ Technician

Did You Know?

Many Northeast Ohio computer companies are eliminating a bachelor’s degree requirement in favor of finding candidates with relevant skills and experience.

Computer and IT Top Occupations and Emerging Careers

Click on the jobs below to explore salaries and education requirements. The Top Emerging Careers have been identified as emerging by industry leaders in Northeast Ohio.

Top Occupations: Computer & IT

Software Application Developer

Total Job Demand 2019

5,067

Median Annual Salary

$79,155

Minimum Education Preferred

Bachelor’s

Minimum Education Required

Skills Training

Computer Occupation

Includes: Video Games, Computer Solutions, Geospatial Programs, Analyze Data

Total Job Demand 2019

4,260

Median Annual Salary

$75,738

Minimum Education Preferred

Bachelor’s

Minimum Education Required

Skills Training

Web Developer

Total Job Demand 2019

879

Median Annual Salary

$53,560

Minimum Education Preferred

Bachelor’s

Minimum Education Required

Skills Training

Database Administrator

Total Job Demand 2019

715

Median Annual Salary

$78,165

Minimum Education Preferred

Bachelor’s

Minimum Education Required

Skills Training

Information Security Analyst

Total Job Demand 2019

591

Median Annual Salary

$86,384

Minimum Education Preferred

Bachelor’s

Minimum Education Required

Skills Training

Top Emerging Careers: Computer & IT

Artificial Intelligence Engineer

Median Annual Salary

$98,838

Minimum Education Preferred

Bachelor’s

Minimum Education Required

Skills Training

Data Scientist

Median Annual Salary

$114,091

Minimum Education Preferred

Bachelor’s

Minimum Education Required

Skills Training

Cybersecurity Specialist

Median Annual Salary

$86,384

Minimum Education Preferred

Bachelor’s

Minimum Education Required

Skills Training

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