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Which Global Tech Cities offer better Long-Term Prospects For Talented IT Professionals?

I’m sure you have, we’ve all assume that If you’re looking for interesting tech-related jobs, Silicon Valley is the place to look. Right? Well, no. So which global tech cities offer better long-term, broad-based prospects for tech growth – and an improved quality of life?

So, I’ve compiled a list based on criteria like short, medium and long-term employment performance, and take into account both growth and momentum, quality of life, etc. Opportunities for Talented IT Professionals are being pursued across a span of industries, from financial and insurance, to emerging technology like pharmaceuticals and biotech.  In fact, some of the cities on the list may surprise you.

Are You Looking for a Job? — Here Are the Best cites to find an IT job:

1) Beijing, China – Beijing, historically, has been the hot spot of Chinese tech innovation. Beijing ranked number one in list of “Global Tech Cities offer better long-term prospects for talented IT professionals.”

Top Industries Hiring: Manufacturing, agricultural & healthcare biotechnology, information technology, healthcare & social services, professional & technical services, retail

Skills in Demand:
– Data analysts
– BI specialists
– Health care specialists
– Java, .NET, and front end Developers
– Project managers
– Quality Assurance

Beijing, China
Beijing, China

2) San Francisco , California – San Francisco based companies are looking for IT workers across the spectrum making it great for IT jobseekers of all skill levels –  a landmark in the map of the technology world.

Top Industries Hiring: Mobile applications, biotechnology/medical science, environmental technology, information technology

Skills in Demand:
– Java & .NET Developers
– Data Analysts
– Database developers
– Project Managers
– BI Specialists
– Health Care Analysts

San Francisco California
San Francisco California

3) Bangalore, India – With a population of 8.4 million people and a huge Information Technology industry, Bangalore, India’s technology center, not only ranks #2 on the Global Innovation Efficiency Index, but it’s also among the 10 most preferred cities among entrepreneurs.

Top Industries Hiring: Banking and financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, professional services, technology

Skills in Demand:
– Analysts
– Java & .NET Developers
– Helpdesk
– Project Managers
– Quality Assurance
– Telecom and network technicians

VMware Office Bangalore, India
VMware Office Bangalore, India

4) New York City – Home to various international IT companies, New York City is a shelter to many IT heads, professionals as well as students. High-tech and new media industries have taken a $9.2 billion toehold in the city, particularly in what’s termed Silicon Alley.

Top Industries Hiring: financial services, technology (software), government

Skills in Demand:
– Software Developer
– Analyst
– Project Manager
– System Administrator
– Architect – IT
– Database Administrator

New York
New York

5) Tokyo, Japan –  IT Pros with a few years of experience may find favorable conditions in the growing healthcare and energy industries.

Top Industries Hiring: Healthcare, energy, and manufacturing

Skills in Demand:
– Project Managers
– Business Analysts
– Java & .NET Developers

6) Seoul, South Korea –  The headquarters of Samsung, LG, Hyundai, Kia and SK Telecom, Seoul has become a major business hub…
Top Industries Hiring: Trade, transport & utilities, education & health services and professional & business services

Skills in Demand:
– Software Developers
– Java & .NET Developers
– Business Analysts
– Help Desk

7) Washington, DC – The Washington D.C. area is home to hundreds of major research universities, think tanks and nonprofit organizations, leading to a wide range of opportunities for the skilled IT worker.

Top Industries Hiring: Government integrators, telecommunications, professional services, technical service vendors, scientific research, educational services

Skills in Demand:
– Analysts
– Java & .NET Developers
– PC helpdesk Technicians
– Project Managers
– System Administrators

8) Taipei, Taiwan –  world’s foremost wireless ‘cyber city’!

Top Industries Hiring: Financial, insurance, transportation & utilities and professional & business services

Skills in Demand:

– Analyst
– Help desk
– Project Manager
– Software Developer
– Database administrator
– Database developer

9) Hong Kong, China – Truly a digital hub in true sense of the word!

Top Industries Hiring: Technology, medical research, healthcare and education

Skills in Demand:
– Project Managers
– Business Analysts
– Help Desk
– Java & .NET Developers

10) London, U.K. – London is one of the most technologically advanced cities in the world. it is home to a large, growing technology and telecommunications industries.

Top Industries Hiring: Healthcare, retail, telecom, technology

Skills in Demand:
– Software Developer
– Business Analysts
– Help Desk

11) Mumbai, India – Mumbai (better known as Bombay to Westerners), in 1967, it was the birthplace of India’s IT services base, but by the 1980s, 80 percent of the country’s software exports were coming from here.

Top Industries Hiring: Manufacturing, banking & finance, aerospace, professional service

Skills in Demand:
– Software Developer
– Java & .NET Developers
– Business Analysts
– Project Managers
Mumbai-India

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