The need for DevOps, machine learning, cyber security and blockchain rises in Israel

According to see.V, an Israel-based tech placement company, DevOps, machine learning, cyber security and blockchain has been rising in popularity more than ever this year.

According to an analysis of the demand for professional workers in the first quarter of 2018, the report found the demand for cyber security professionals has increased by 49%.

The report documented a 29% surge for Java developers and a 4% increase for Python developers.

Java developers

According to the report, DevOps engineers and Java developers make US$103,300 on average.

Despite this, Algorithm developers remained at the top with US$105,000.

Differently, only 23% of female respondents admitted that they do not see themselves working in tech in five years, in comparison to 9% of the male respondents.

When the survey touched upon promotions, 33% of men believe they would be promoted to management within five years, compared to 23% of women.

Changing job roles

The report also found that 58% of workers have changed jobs two or three times or more in the past five years.

It also indicated that 52% only left their positions when they had another job waiting for them.

The survey was led by 504 tech workers in Israel and conducted by see.V.

Written by Leah Alger