Top Careers For 2023: Job security is at the top in the year 2023. As recession fears grow and further layoffs loom, Big Tech companies have lost their sheen and people are looking for more stable sectors to keep their jobs.
New Delhi: Top Careers For 2023: Software developer has topped the list of best jobs of 2023 by US News & World Report. In the past, high-profile companies like Meta Platforms Inc., Salesforce Inc. and Amazon.com have laid off a large number of employees. Despite this, software developing is a great career option for the youth. US News analyzed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to rank jobs based on job demand, growth, median salary, employment rate, future job prospects, stress level and work-life balance.
Job security is at the top in the year 2023. As recession fears grow and further layoffs loom, Big Tech companies have lost their sheen and people are looking for more stable sectors to keep their jobs. According to a recent ZipRecruiter survey, more than a quarter of tech jobs that have been laid off have moved on to a different industry. On the other hand, for those who want to stay in tech, the competition is tough, they have to compete with other candidates.
Although there are some difficulties for software developers in the technical field, still the possibilities outside it are quite high. Unable to match Silicon Valley wages, businesses in traditional industries ranging from finance to retail have long faced a shortage of software engineers and are now looking to retain top talent.
For candidates looking for more job security, 13 of the top 20 careers with the highest job security are in the health care sector, registered nurses and medical and health service managers, according to a US News report.