IT pros face a constant balancing act between jobs that are core to IT's mission, like tech support specialist or QA technician, and those that ride the wave of change overtaking the industry, like dataviz expert, UX guru or chief digital officer.
With an eye toward your future, Computerworld polled tech industry watchers and analysts to get their take on the up-and-coming jobs that should be on your radar. Who knows? The job with the most potential might be one you haven't heard of yet.
Mary K. Pratt is a Computerworld contributing writer in Waltham, Mass. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.