The Hottest Tech Jobs [INFOGRAPHIC]

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When I was little, I wanted to be a trash collector. Then a postman. Then I decide to up the ante and become an astronaut, while most of my classmates were more concerned about becoming soldiers, doctors and professional layabouts. But these days, with advances in computers and technology, kids are more likely to want to go into other careers, jobs that were just pure fantasy when I was at school (I’m really showing my age here aren’t I?).

These days, school careers advisors are more likely to be asked about careers in programming, IT, web and software developing, and anything else which involves a monitor and a keyboard. That is the subject of today’s infographic.

So forget law school and medicine school – try programming school instead. Brush up on your database skills. And instead of learning Spanish, learn another programming language such as Python or Ruby. That will lead to the jobs with big bucks, especially when Skynet takes over the world and they need people human slaves to keep the computers upgraded.

Let us know what you think. Do you agree that tech jobs are where all the hot talent is heading or are “traditional” careers such as law and medicine still holding their own? If your children were to ask you for career advice, would you advise them to focus on tech-related jobs, to get the high salaries?

Infographic Source: Schools.com

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