Looking for a tech job but you don’t have a degree? Don’t panic Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and Larry Ellison all have major tech companies and they have never earned a degree. Here are ten tech jobs that you can get and don’t require a degree and these jobs are in high demand.
A database manager is responsible for they way a company manages, organisasies, stores and accesses its information. You have to make sure that the data is secure and available to stakeholders. Some employers will look for potential employees that have strong knowledge of database languages. A database manager average salary per year is £42,000 or US $87,000.
Network engineers develop, set up and maintain networks for the smooth functioning of the IT enterprise. You will have responsibility for setting up, developing and maintaining computer networks within an organisation or between organisations. You would normally provide support to users, who can be staff, clients, customers or suppliers and troubleshoot any problems that may arise. You would normally deal with hardware rather than software. The average salary per year is £31,000 or US $71,000.
Every company that are either public or private are always looking for Cybersecurity Experts to recruit who can show them honesty, trustworthiness and security with data privacy requirements. As a Cyber Security analyst you will have to protect IT infrastructure from any kind of criminal activity. You also will have to employ a range of technologies to detect and manage cyber threats. The average salary per year is £36,900 or US $95,000.
Networks and Computer Systems Administrators
You will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of these networks. You will organise, install and support computer systems. For this type of job you will need IT and technical skills, problem solving, interpersonal skills and attention to detail. The average salary per year is £27,000 or US $83,000.
Software Quality Tester
You will be involved in the quality assurance stage of software development and deployment. You will conduct automated and manual tests to make sure that the software created by its developers, is fit for purpose and that any bugs or issues are removed within the product before it gets deployed to everyday users. You will have to run various tests, functional, stress and scalability tests across numerous customer scenarios to eliminate the loopholes and finally improve the quality of the product. The average salary per year is £32,000 or US $52,000.
A System Analyst is a person who uses analysis and design techniques to solve business problems using information technology. You can also rethink a companies information systems and procedures, with a major focus on overall efficiency and profitability. You do not need a specialist degree as its not required for the entry level roles. The average salary per year is £52,000 or US $88,000.
Junior Data Analyst
As a Junior Data Analyst job you will undertake data collection from multiple sources, including primary, secondary, internal and external sources to generate relevant data for analysis. It also involves analyzing interpreting collected data using statistical tools and computer software. You will be primary assisting senior analysts with retivering, cleaning and organizing data. You must understand at least one programming language and must be willing to take other courses in data science. The average salary per year is £24,000 or US $45,000.
As a business analyst you will have to communicate with all partners in the company and analyse and validate all project requirements for changes to business processes, information systems and policies. You will also help change and plan for the future in line with their goods. As a business analyst you will take on decisions that could leave an impact on financial prospects of the companies. The average salary per year is £40,000 or US $60,000.
As a Technical Recruiter you will specialize in finding candidates to fill technical jobs, such as jobs in information technology and engineering. You will not need to perform any hands on tasks with technology or coding, they are immensely critical to the fundamental understanding of the larger technical landscape. For this kind of role you will need excellent communication skills and if you have experience working in the technology field it will be a bonus. The average salary per year is £25,500 or US $46,000.
As a Data Analyst you will be in a process of inspecting, cleansing, transforming and modelling data with a certain goal of discovering useful information, informing conclusions and will support decision making. The job is perfect for those who have a strong passion for data set analysis, trend spotting and strength in conveying the findings in layman’s terms. You will need to have strong mathematical and analytical skills are key to this role. The average salary per year is £27,000 or US $53,000.