The Most In-Demand IT Positions for Recruitment in Vietnam

The Most In-Demand IT Positions for Recruitment in Vietnam

According to Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communications, there were more than 64,000 technology-related businesses in 2021. This is an increase of 5,600 new businesses from the previous year, despite the pandemic’s impact.

In a Statista report, around 430,000 people in Vietnam were employed in the IT sector in 2021. Based on a recent survey by ITviec, employers will be looking for IT candidates who are skilled in JavaScript, Java, and Node.js in 2022.

These trends suggest that the demand for IT professionals in Vietnam will continue to rise in the next three years, based on forecast estimates. Here are the most in-demand IT positions according to Vietnam recruitment agencies.

1. Back-end Developer

They are in charge of creating and managing the systems that allow websites to handle data and carry out operations. Data storage, security, and other server-side operations are all handled by back-end developers.

Average salary: $500 to $2,000 USD per month

2. Front-end Developer

They create the visual parts of a website that users view and interact with. They use web languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. It is the front-end developer’s main responsibility to make sure that the design of the website or application is intuitive and easy to navigate for the user.

Average salary: $327 to $1,650 USD per month

3. Full-stack Developer

They can work on both the front-end (client side) and the back-end (server side) of the program. In order to execute their jobs properly, full-stack developers should be knowledgeable on a wide range of coding specialties, from databases to graphic design and UI/UX management.

Average salary: $756 to over $2,500 USD per month

4. Programmer

A programmer is a professional coder who creates, tests, and troubleshoots the code languages to ensure that the software application functions properly. When writing code for an application, programmers frequently adhere to detailed instructions while coming up with creative solutions to make the code work.

Average salary range: $700 to $1,400 USD per month

The Most In-Demand IT Positions for Recruitment in Vietnam

5. Network Engineer

Network engineers design, create, implement, and troubleshoot computer network and system services. In order to assure peak performance, they typically operate as a part of an IT team where they test and record network behaviour, performance, and security.

Average salary range: $465 to over $900 USD per month

6. Hardware Engineer

Hardware engineers focus on developing systems that can process data efficiently using actual hardware technologies. Computer systems like servers, rack configurations, physical data partitions, or any kind of hardware supporting an IT infrastructure may be designed, developed, or tested by hardware engineers. They also collaborate with software engineers and other scientists in designing and testing computer hardware, circuits, and other hardware components.

Average salary range: $756 to over $1,600 USD per month

7. Software Engineer

Their work involves the creation, design, and testing of software applications and use engineering concepts in the software developing process. Software engineers use programming languages such as C++, Java, and Python. To ensure that programs function properly, they collaborate closely with software developers, programmers, and quality assurance specialists.

Average salary range: $356 to over $1,000 USD per month

8. Mobile Developers

They work with smartphone operating and interface systems (Apple, Android, and Microsoft). Mobile developers frequently use languages like Java, Python, PHP, and C# to develop application programming interfaces (APIs) that will support mobile functionality or to improve what consumers can do with mobile devices.

Average salary range: $1,000 to $2,000 USD per month

9. Cybersecurity Professionals

They are in charge of developing, testing, and analysing systems to protect data and information from external cyber threats. They are also responsible for providing solutions to keep an organisation’s computer network safe and secure from risks like hacking, malware, phishing, password attacks, and other cyber threats. The roles in this profession range from systems administrators and network operators to data security manager and chief information security officer.

Average salary range: $700 to over $1,000 USD per month

10. E-commerce Associate

They maintain the systems and technology to run the e-commerce operations. The e-commerce associate should also gather relevant data and feedback from the customers. Based on this information, they should be able to form insights that can help improve the customer experience when they interact with the e-commerce platform such as an online store.

Average salary range: $395 to over $1,000 USD per month

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