IT careers in Nepal

Nepal is evolving in the field of technology and the scope of IT career is ever-expanding.  With the rise of technical advancement, the interests in technical courses are also increasing amongst students.  In the near future, Nepal can expect a remarkable change in the field of technology.  In the broader aspect, each and every organization has vacancies for IT people. There are more than 200 IT companies in Nepal and along with that we have many other organizations that require IT people such as Health Organizations, Corporate Business, Financial Institutions, NGOs & INGOs, Airlines, Telecom Companies etc. This proves the high demand of competent IT people in current days. The average salary of IT people is also good and increases on the basis of the skills and knowledge put into action. Not only the IT graduates choose IT career but graduates from other subjects get trained on various IT courses and are inclined to IT field jobs.

There are lots of career choices as per the interest of the graduates in the field of IT. Here are the lists of some common technical career paths for job seekers in the field of IT:

  • Web Developer
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Network Administrator
  • System Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Web Designer
  • Quality Assurance
  • Technical Writer
  • Hardware Engineer

Besides the core technical choices, these days’ people are also into interdisciplinary paths that merges IT with management. The importance of the symbiotic relationship between the computational and managerial knowledge in today’s business world have dawned upon many people. Professionals with business and technical knowledge can erase the divide: they are able to bridge the gap between technology and business and take the company to new height. This blended role brings the skills of tech-savvy problem solving with their managerial skills.

Some common evolving career choices that blend technology and business are:

  • Project Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Big Data Analyst
  • Information System Manager
  • IT manager
  • IT consultant

With so many career options, IT has become the fastest growing industry in Nepal and abroad too. There is always a significant demand of skilled IT people. Aspiring IT job seekers must know that in order to be successful in this field they must be committed to learning and adapting to new technological advancements. This entails getting the right mix of education, trainings and experience.



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