Other Information Technology and Telecommunications Professionals

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of tasks.


New workers
£ 20,107
£ 40,122
£ 66,738

Available jobs

In the past year there were 179,725 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Deals with and reports on breaches in security.

  • Examines IT system for potential threats to its security and integrity and draws up plans for disaster recovery if security is compromised.

  • Makes recommendations concerning software/system quality.

  • Develops quality standards and validation techniques.

  • Develops, implements and documents test plans for IT software, systems and computer games.

  • Undertakes the testing of software, systems or computer games for errors, identifies source of problems and proposes solutions.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Automation

  • Cyber Security

  • Python (Programming Language)

  • Agile Methodology

  • Data Science

  • Test Automation

  • SQL (Programming Language)

  • Microsoft Azure

  • Amazon Web Services

  • Software Testing

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Safety Assurance

  • Problem Solving

  • Leadership

  • Planning

  • Customer Service

  • Innovation

  • Research

  • Operations

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.