Below listed are the major careers one could pursue in the field of Computer Science, followed by required qualifications, career path to adopt, expected salaries, local and global demand and list of Institutions that are offering relevant courses.
Computer Sciences is challenging career option associated with high level of computer programming and architecture. This field is associated with coding and computing which is the basics of computing science. Hence only the best with analytical and reasoning skills could end up in the core programming and architecture areas of the career.
As an entrant one should have minimum bachelor’s degree, especially in engineering followed by Master’s in case of any specialization. This field is one of the fastest evolving where trends and technology are changing with every passing year. There is huge demand to be updated with the latest concepts along with gaining experience, hence the learning never stops. A person in this field should always seek updates and improve skills to avoid stagnation or being obsolesce.
In India, currently this is one of the high paying careers with lot of perks. Being a demanding career and often associated working with teams around the globe, changes to the lifestyle and working methods are mandatory. However, one could excel in this field in direct proportion to the talent and reach places. Majority of the professionals working in the MNCs around the world are from India.
Bachelor’s in Engineering or Master’s would be basic the requirement. There are professionals without engineering or for that matter formal education qualifications, however they are exceptional in nature.
Analytical skills, Problem-solving, Communication, Troubleshooting, Openness, interpersonal.
Salary for a starter from premium institution could be between INR 10L – 15L and for a degree from other institutions could start at INR 5L. It takes time and experience to identify yourself and so are the higher packages.