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Time to reconsider a career in IT

The profession offers higher salaries, opportunities for career advancement, and is one that is respected and considered to be prestigious.

There are concerted efforts by various government agencies to boost the number of Singaporean core of IT professionals. These efforts are largely targeted at students in local educational institutions.

THE current landscape of the local information technology (IT) workforce looks dire. The increasing use of IT to augment work has led to a chronic demand for IT skills. The demand for IT skills now exceeds its supply. About 30,000 IT jobs need to be filled by 2020. Many of these job vacancies