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Career Path for Freshers

The feeling of heading out in to the big world of career right after you have finished your education is both exhilarating and scary at the same time. Before you head on to look for jobs, it is necessary to have a goal and clear idea about your career path you would like to head on.

Here’s a list of career prospects for a fresher that requires skills that he/she has already learned during their education or ones that can be gained with minimum effort:

Programming:

  • C – This is recommended for anyone who wants to enter the world of programming.
  • Java – Java is one of those forever-in-demand programming language. Anyone who aspires to enter the world of Programming and Software needs to learn Java and gain a solid foundation in Java programming.
  • Advanced Java – A must for those who are aspiring to become Java Developers. Basic understanding of concepts such as variables/scopes, flow-control, and functions will help you with your learning.
  • Java/J2EE and SOA – This gives and edge for those aspiring to become Java Developers. Programmers, Web Developers or Web Designers. Prior experience in programming and familiariarity with concepts such as variables/scopes, flow-control, and functions.
  • Python – For freshers aspiring to make a career in Big Data Analytics using Python
  • Perl – This provides a solid foundation for those looking to start their career in Perl development. A basic programming experience will be helpful to learn Perl.
  • Persistence with Hibernate – This is a foundation for any Java Programmer. Basic knowledge of RDBMS, SQL, Java and JDBC is required to learn this.

Mobile Development:

The mobile devices and applications are changing the way we communicate and do business. As a result, there is a robust demand for Mobile developers. This is a great career choice for freshers.

  • Android – Suggested for anyone who is passionate about creating applications in Android. You need knowledge of Core Java to start.

  • iOS – This is foundation for creating applications in iOS.

  • iOS with Swift – Swift is a brand new programming language for iOS and OS X apps. Individuals who are avid fan of iOS can include Swift when aiming to build a career in iOS App Development

Web Designing:

  • jQuery UI Development – Learn jQuery UI & Mobile Library use it on Web & Mobile Front end. Basic requirement to learn this is HTML, CSS & JavaScript.
  • AngularJS – Useful for those who want to boost their expertise in building SPA and rich client applications using REST API’s. A basic programming experience and knowledge of JavaScript and HTML/HTML 5 is the required prerequisite.
  • Node.js – For those who aspire to be an Application Developer and gain skills in building real-time, highly-scalable applications in Node.js. Similar to AngularJS, a basic programming experience and knowledge of JavaScript and HTML/HTML 5 is the required prerequisite.
  • Front End Web Development – Anyone who wants to be a Web Developer or design websites can go for this.
  • .NET Framework – Beneficial for anyone who wants to become an ASP.NET Web Developer. Basic knowledge of any one programming language like C, C++, Java, HTML and JavaScript and any one database like Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL is the prerequisite.
  • PHP & MySQL – Recommended for those aspiring to be a Web Developer. Basic HTML knowledge, basic understanding of computer programming language, internet, database, especially RDBMS is necessary.
  • Ruby on Rails – Valuable for professionals who want to learn Web Application techniques. Ruby basics, basics of database systems, JavaScript basics, HTML, CSS and HTTP will assist your learning.
  • Java/J2EE and SOA – This is treasured by those aspiring to become Java Developers. Prior experience in programming is indispensable.

Big Data Technologies:

Big Data has been making a significant mark in the IT domain. If you are passionate about IT and start your career, then this is a great place to begin.

  • Hadoop – This is for graduates targeting to build a successful career around Big Data. The requisite for learning Hadoop is basic knowledge of Core Java.

  • Spark and Scala – This is a Big Data technology that required a basic understanding of functional programming and object oriented programming.

  • Hadoop Administration – Requires basic knowledge of Linux.

  • Pig – For graduates looking to build a career in Big Data and Hadoop.

  • Hive – For graduates aiming to build a Big Data career. Understanding of Linux commands and SQL queries will be useful to learn Hive.

  • R Programming – Highly recommended for those who are determined to become Data Analysts.

  • Tableau – For anyone who aspires to get into analytics.

  • Design Patterns – Suggested for individuals who want to become a software programmers and architects. The only prerequisite for learning Design Patterns is the knowledge of the Object Oriented Programming concepts.

  • MongoDB – To gain knowledge of MongoDB, any mainstream programming language such as Java, basic understanding of database concepts will be valuable.

  • Hbase – knowledge of Core Java is required.

Cloud Computing

  • Salesforce – Freshers who are looking to get a kick-start their careers in Cloud computing cane find this advantageous. .
  • AWS Architecture – For students and professionals who want to pursue a career in Cloud Computing technologies and develop Cloud Applications with AWS. A good understanding of any one high-level programming level is needed to learn this.
  • AWS Development – Anyone who has a good understanding of any one high-level programming level can learn this.

Testing:

  • Selenium – Anyone can learn Selenium as it does not require hard-core programming knowledge.

  • Software Testing – This is the foundation for those who want to learn and gain insights on software testing.

  • Automation Testing – For graduates aiming to build a career in Automation Testing. A basic understanding of VBScript / JScript / DelphiScript / C++Script / C#Script will be beneficial.

  • Ruby with Cucumber – Knowledge of OOPS concepts and Testing fundamentals is required to learn Ruby with Cucumber, which will help you become a successful Testing professional.

Systems Architecture & Engineering:

  • Devops – For DevOps Engineer aspirants and those interested to pursue a career as a Service Engineer in the field of Enterprise Infrastructures. This requires a basic knowledge of Linux and Networking.

  • Spring Framework – For anyone who wants to be a Java Developer. Basic knowledge of Java and databases is essential.

  • Linux Admin – Anyone who wants to be a Linux Administrator needs to be skilled in this.

  • Joomla – For those interested in Content Management. A deep seated knowledge in website authoring, Microsoft Windows GUI, Basic HTML, Basic CSS and basic understanding of tools like XAMPP or WAMP is crucial.

  • jQuery UI Development – Learn jQuery UI & Mobile Library use it on Web & Mobile Front end. Basic requirement to learn this is HTML, CSS & JavaScript.
  • Ruby with Cucumber – Knowledge of OOPS concepts and Testing fundamentals is required to learn Ruby with Cucumber, which will help you become a successful Testing professional.

  • Qlikview – Graduates aiming to build a career in Visualization & Analysis can amp up their resume with this skill.

Marketing:

In general, graduates aiming to build a career in digital marketing can find the following career path advantageous:

  • Google Analytics – Awareness of Internet technology, websites, mobile apps, ecommerce, and other digital mediums are vital here.

  • Digital Marketing – Knowledge in Marketing and familiar with Internet.

  • Email marketing – Anyone who wants to learn/master the trade of Email Marketing and confidently implement email campaigns.

  • SEO – Knowledge in Digital Marketing.

  • Mobile Marketing – Beneficial for those interested in the rapidly growing mobile space.

On a separate note, VLSI Digital Design is recommended for Electronics Engineering graduates with basic knowledge of digital design and some familiarity with Verilog coding.
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