Many intentional students are heading towards Ireland as their masters or bachelors study destination so for them getting job is primary thing. We have prepared list of top 5 jobs in Ireland for international students.
1.Software Engineer/ Software Developer jobs in Ireland for international students
On LinkedIn around 2100 jobs with job title Software engineer / Software developer tops the Ireland job market in 2018. Software engineer / Software developer jobs in Ireland for the international students is good gateway to settle down here in Ireland. The skills required for those jobs vary from Programming languages like Java, C, C++ ,C Sharp,Python databases like MySQL, Postgresql, Oracle, MongoDB and basic algorithmic and data structure knowledge. Software Engineer job title is vast hence it has vast variety of technologies involved with it. Hence good chance for international students to grab these jobs as they are abundant in nature and this is the one of the best IT jobs in Ireland for international students with basic knowledge of Programming Languages , OOP Concepts , SQL queries and data structure and algorithms.
2.Data Engineer jobs in Ireland 2018
Number 2nd highest available jobs in Ireland for international students is Data Engineer in 2018. This job might go to number 1 considering the future big data era. Data engineer jobs requires main skills from big data technology stack such as Hadoop, PIG, Hive, Spark, Kafka, Storm, Flink, impala, hbase. Main job function for such data engineer roles are building data pipelines and ingest data in the big data lakes or data storage and then provide that central data to different data analysts or data scientists. Data engineers also required knowledge of programming languages such as Java, Scala and scripting language like Python or Shell script. If you have knowledge of Linux and its commands you will be the top candidate to be considered and of-course as the name says you need to know data query languages as you need to play with data such as SQL. If you do certifications provided by top big data providers like Cloudera, Hortonworks or MapR or AWS then getting job in data engineering is just a piece of cake. Our linked in analysis says that around 350 jobs are opened in 2018 for international students to grab them so hurry up and apply for data engineer job with practicing proper skill sets.
3. Data Analyst jobs in Ireland 2018
Top 3rd jobs in Ireland for international students is Data Analyst. This role is also with high count in Ireland which is 335 in 2018. Basically data analyst jobs includes querying data and find the trends in the data which can boost organizations position in global market. This job requires expert skills in SQL as it mainly includes querying and also some knowledge of data visualization tools like Tableau, Qlik, Power BI, Sisense. Data analyst jobs in Ireland for international students are in moderate number hence competition is high because most of the universities offer this course and around thousands of student take specialization as data so competition is tough for these roles so study hard to get data analyst role because its not easy but not impossible.
4.Java Developer/ Web Developer jobs in Ireland 2018
Java is most trending programming language in this decade and hence java developer job ranks 4th with count of 300 in Ireland. Most of the international students know about language java because it is taught in the bachelors degree if not please study because most of software developer role required knowledge of java. So java developer is one of the jobs in Ireland for international students in 2018 with experience in Java. Although the count on LinkedIn is 300 but I personally think that there are more java developer jobs in Ireland because all the software dev or software engineer roles required java. For this role you need to have knowledge about different java related frameworks such as spring boot, hibernate then version control tools like git, bitbucket CI CD tools like Jenkins, Teamcity, udeploy from IBM, Sonar Cube etc and REST API knowledge.
5.Data Scientist jobs in Ireland 2018
One of the highest paid job in world in future and also in 2018 but very few roles are available in ireland. There are around approx 200 to 250 jobs in Ireland for international students as data scientist. As it is very demanding skillset and it requires min of 3 to 5 years of work experience here in Ireland. From experience of different students who studied in ireland it is bit difficult to get data scientist job here in ireland. You need to know about Machine Learning concepts alot to become the data scientist. Knowledge of statistics is must for the role of data scientist for all the international students who are planning to apply for data scientist job in Ireland. To crack those roles you need to practice how the models are prepared based on the data provided by data engineers or data analysts and also need to guide them to build the framework of that model.
This is one of the toughest jobs in big data era because data scientists predict what is gonna happen and what strategies need to apply so that organisation can perform well in market. Data scientist jobs require to understand data completely and based on the data some meaning full insights needs to presented to business people hence your reporting and presentation knowledge is also important. If you want to become data scientist practice as many model problems from Kaggle, Datacamp, analyticsvidya as you can and become data scientist. Its is one of the less available jobs in Ireland for international students who have less experience in data science field and if the freshers want this job then you need to work hard for such jobs in Ireland.
So here we finish the list of top 5 jobs available for international students.It doesn’t mean that those are only available for international students those are also available for all. Hence competition is tough so gear up for those roles before you come to Ireland or you are already here in Ireland. All the best for you job application process. Thank you. Reach out to us via chatbox if you have any queries. Also please share above post with students who are interested to study in Ireland.