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While “Software Developer” is only #4 in salary.com’s 8 hottest jobs of 2014 list in terms of growth rate (demand), it probably goes without saying that there are many well-paying career opportunities in Computer Science and IT (Information Technology) in general.If you’re considering pursuing a computer science career, or just curious, here is a list of 50 of the top-paying jobs in the field.
In some cases, where job titles are merely different designations based on experience, we’ve grouped titles into one listing.Salary ranges are a composite from different sources and should only be considered as a guideline.This role is sometimes referred to as a Computer Systems Analyst, with duties that might overlap that of an IT Project Manager, if overseeing installation or upgrade of computer systems.Needs to interact with department managers on IT requirements; incorporate feedback from both internal and external users into business requirements documents; incorporate feedback from designers; contribute technical requirements; advise technical teams on their and their technology’s role in the organization; provide guidance to programmer / developers with use cases.Salary range: $ 50-108K Suggested Degrees: Computer Science, Information Science, Computer Information Systems This role focuses on specific computer systems – compared to a Business Analyst, who will analyze a broader range of processes and systems for an organization.Salary range: $ 79-114K Suggested Degrees: Computer Science, Marketing, Business Administration (with an IT Focus) An ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Business Analyst focuses on “back office” functionality for an organization’s various facets, including CRM, management, accounting, sales.
Typical responsibilities / skills: have an understanding of typical business uses of ERP software; interact with various stakeholders to analyze business processes and gather requirements; incorporate business requirements to configure ERP software; interact with developers to build a reporting environment; document organization-specific customizations; conduct any necessary training sessions for use of ERP software and reporting environment.
Salary range: $ 79-112K Suggested Degrees: Computer Science, Information Technology, Database Management Aka E-Commerce Business Analyst.
Backgrounds for this role vary: computer science, finance, statistics, management, marketing, communications.
The role has optional certifications which bring increased opportunities and compensation.
Salary range: $ 75-109K Suggested Degrees: Business Administration, Finance, Accounting Aka CRM Analyst.
E.g., we’ve made no distinction in entries between junior, intermediate, senior, and lead positions of the same type of role.