background preloader

SFIA - Skills Framework for the Information Age

SFIA - Skills Framework for the Information Age
Related:  Sources of InformationAll Sector Information

UK Web Design Association - Community of Web Designers & Developers - UKWDA techUK - Representing the tech industry in the UK Is SEO a good career choice? 14 top experts know the answer Many young people who're looking for a career path wonder if SEO is a good road to take. Indeed, sites are spreading up daily, and their owners want better web presence. On the other hand, there are constant talks that SEO is dead, so it might be not a great road to take at all. We asked 14 successful SEO experts these important questions: Is SEO a good career choice as of late 2013? Below you'll find truly insightful answers. 1.SEO should be the skill you have as a sliver of a larger skill SEO is still a good career choice, but I'm not sure it's not what someone would want to do exclusively. As such, SEO should be that skill you think about as a large skill-set - like being a good writer, or being good with people. Sadly, SEO came and went without every being a definitive career choice. Ross Hudgens is the founder of Siege Media, a content marketing agency. 2. I think that SEO is a great career choice for anyone who wants to work in a field that merges art and science. 3. A.J. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Engineering Council - recognising professional excellence - Engineering Council Home How to Be a Cryptologist Job Description of a CryptologistSince the emergence of high technology, the knowledge and skills of well-trained cryptologists have been protecting and recovering data for businesses and...What Degree Do You Need to Be a Cryptologist?Becoming a successful cryptologist requires continuing your studies in a master's degree program. A bachelor's degree prepares you for the general field...How to Get a Job as a CryptologistIf you're interested in learning to make, modify, test and break computer codes, forms and scripts, working as a cryptologist might be...Jobs That Require a Mathematics DegreeThe field of mathematics is lucrative for those that excel. Employment opportunities vary from the everyday classroom math teacher to the cryptologist...How to Become a CryptographerA cryptographer, in simple terms, is a decoder.

Overview of the IT sector in the UK At the centre of everyday life and found in almost all industries and businesses, information technology provides employment for vast numbers of people What areas of IT can I work in? Types of work that fall under the IT umbrella include: computer forensics; content management; cyber security and risk management; data analysis and analytics; games development; geographical information systems (GIS); hardware engineering; information management; IT consultancy - business and technical; IT sales; software engineering - designing, building, developing, testing; systems/network management; technical support; telecommunications; web design. You could be creating technological applications or systems, solving problems using technology or supporting people who use it. Within the IT industry there are also jobs in business, marketing, HR and finance. For examples of job roles in this sector, see graduate jobs in IT. Who are the main graduate employers? Large companies in the IT industry include:

Welcome to Creative Skillset - Skillset Getting into IT and Computing | University of Leeds Careers Centre Blog Fancy a career in the ever growing IT or Computing sector? In this blog post Senior Careers Consultant, Caroline Williams explains how to break in to the industry, IT graduate or not! Imagine a world without IT? Most of us probably can’t as it is a massive industry both for personal and businesses use – most organisations nowadays have some sort of IT presence. Therefore there are many opportunities available within the sector – not just in the big IT companies. Bear in mind that not all computing jobs are only for IT graduates. Category One - Those that require a computing degree/post graduate qualification / other IT qualificationsCategory Two – Those that you can enter with any degree discipline but with a passion for IT. Both categories of students can work within the large IT companies (IBM, Logica and Microsoft). The larger the Company the more likely they are to take Category Two graduates as well as Category One as they will provide the training required for the role. Case study

BCS SGAI - The Specialist Group on Artificial Intelligence Careers in the digital industry: Not just about the tech Think digital careers are just for ‘techy’ people? Think again. Digital now impacts on every area of life and is creating lots of opportunities in various roles across all sectors. This post is a summary of a careers event run by Amy & Lauren from Bubble Jobs at the University of Leeds in April 2015. What is the digital industry? The industries that spring to mind when you think about digital are probably ones such as media, technology, digital marketing, and so on. What are the key job roles? There are hundreds, if not thousands, of different types of jobs in this rapidly growing industry. Technical roles Such as web, app, gaming or software development, user experience and interface design, analytics, insights, testing, quality assurance, project management Business function roles Including roles in digital marketing, advertising or sales, business development, consulting, e-commerce, project management, analytics, SEO, customer relationship/ account management, social media Creative roles

Related: