Information and Communications Technology

Get a detailed overview of the local information technology sector, including hiring trends and areas of job promise.

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Areas of Job Promise

The following profiles remain in high demand in this sector and keep offering the best job prospects, even in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) times:

  • Data analysts: these positions are in demand, particularly in Madrid and Catalonia. Candidates must have an undergraduate degree or master’s degree in mathematics, business administration, statistics or similar areas. Hiring managers usually prefer candidates with some previous experience (in areas such as business intelligence), as well as a good level of English and proficiency using Microsoft Office programs, among other tools – such as SQL and Qlik View SPSS.

  • Big data developers: the demand for these experts is higher in Madrid, Catalonia, the Basque Country and the Baleares Islands. Companies value candidates with previous professional experience, although a specialized degree is a good access point to a job. Similarly, companies are mainly hiring those professionals with strong abilities in statistics, mathematics, programming and visualization.

Other professional specializations expected to maintain optimistic job prospects in these trying times are:

  • ICT analysts and experts (cybersecurity, blockchain, robotics, etc.)

  • IT programmers

  • Project managers

  • Big data professionals

  • AI experts

This is just a brief sample of the extensive information in the GoinGlobal Spain Career Guide, which is carefully researched and regularly updated by career experts.

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