Top 5 highest paying IT job roles in India

This article has compiled a list of the highest-paying IT jobs in India that IT sectors offer to individuals.

Technology has given rise to IT professionals in India, and today as per the NASSCOM report, India has 4.8 million employees working exclusively in the IT industry.

This article has compiled a list of the highest-paying IT jobs in India that IT sectors offer to individuals.

1. Data Scientist
Data Scientists are the most popular and well-paid professions in the world. Their main job is to collect, analyze, and interpret useful information from the output data to grow. Skills required for data scientists are Python, R, machine learning, data modelling, and mathematics fundamentals like statistics and probability.

Salary: The average salary of Data Scientists in India is Rs.19 lakh per annum and freshers get Rs.10.5 lakh per annum.

2. Full-Stack Developer
A full-stack developer job is the most demanding and highest-paid job profession globally. A full-stack developer builds the complete website and deeply understands the front-end, back-end, and database. The main responsibilities of a full-stack developer are to build APIs. Skills required for full-stack developers are data structures, algorithms, HTML, CSS, and Javascript.

Salary: The average salary of Full-stack developers in India is Rs.38 lakh per annum and Rs.6.5 lakh per annum for freshers.

3. Cloud Engineer (DevOps)
Cloud engineers are the most in-demand and high-paying job role as well. The main responsibilities of a cloud engineer are to manage design, plan, maintain and support the cloud infrastructure. Skills required for cloud engineering are DBMS, knowledge of programming languages, and cloud platforms.

Salary: The average salary of Cloud engineers in India is Rs.70 lakh per annum and around Rs.7 lakh per annum for freshers.

4. Blockchain Engineer
Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have become hot topics in the industry and are one of the highest-paying job roles. A blockchain engineer is responsible for developing architecture and will have to implement solutions related to blockchain technology. Skills required for blockchain technology are good hands-on experience in programming languages, a deep understanding of Ethereum, bitcoin, and ripple, and should have strong command over security protocols.

Salary: The average salary of blockchain engineers in India is Rs.21 lakh per annum and Rs.3 lakh per annum for freshers.

5. IoT Solutions Architect
IoT Solutions architects are the ones who take care of the strategy-making and oversee the deployment of IoT solutions architects across the organisations. They also have to deliver technology solutions. Skills required for IoT solutions architect are good knowledge of AWS, Java, and C++.

Salary: The average salary of an IoT solutions architect in India is Rs.28 lakh per annum and Rs.10 lakh per annum for freshers.

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