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The Future of IT Skills: 4 Trends To Watch

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4 IT Skills to Develop For Future Job Security

Arguably, Information Technology (IT) evolves faster than any other industry. Keeping up on the latest trends is tough, but developing new IT skills is even tougher. What’s more, these technology trends will shape our lives to levels we cannot yet conceive.

At TemPositions, we’re committed to following new technology trends in the industry. We adapt our job approach accordingly, matching candidates with their ideal roles and employers with their ideal candidates.

What IT skills do you need to find a job in Information Technology (IT)? What should you look for if you’re seeking to hire staff for your IT department? We’ve shared four of the industries that we’re most excited about below.

1. Cloud Computing

The first of many valuable IT skills, Cloud Computing is both high paying and in high demand. According to HR Forecast, “the highest paying skills in this group are Microsoft Azure, Docker DevOps, and Kubernetes for cybersecurity.”

2. Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are valuable IT skills. Hiring in AI/ML continues to increase over the years. This type of tech knowledge applies to myriad professional interests that include software engineers, chatbots, and self-driving cars.

3. Cybersecurity

As the IoT expands, it becomes increasingly risky. Companies and consumers alike are looking to protect their privacy. Cybersecurity jobs need staff. Thus, tech-centric job seekers can count on their own security— job security.

Cyber Security Threats | Cyber security firewall interface protection concept. Businesswoman protecting herself from cyber attacks.

4. Programming, Web, & App Development

This likely comes as no surprise, but coding remains a high-valued skill. According to Digital Skills Global, the “core languages that most programming and web and app development positions need include Bootstrap, jQuery, Angular, Code Igniter, PHP/JavaScript and MySQL.”

IT Skills Are Here To Stay


Though the landscape may be ever-changing, there’s one thing you can depend on: IT jobs will remain in high demand.

Looking to make your next career move? Want to add a tech professional to your team? Talk to a CompuForce representative ASAP. We’re ready to partner with you, navigating the future of IT together.

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