Unsurprisingly, given the specialised nature of the discipline, nearly half (47.3%) of computer science/IT graduates continue on to IT careers. We have written about the various IT roles and areas of work elsewhere on this site.

But given the ubiquitous nature of contemporary technology, opportunities exist in nearly all industries for IT professionals. Modern commerce is reliant upon individuals with the ability to set up and maintain systems for the efficient operations of business, and these processes are inextricably linked with technology.

Notable industries requiring IT specialists include:

  • Banking and investments
  • Energy and utilities
  • Engineering
  • Logistics
  • Management consultancy
  • Telecommunications

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