Industry Guide
Industry Guide

Information & Communications Technology

Singapore is proud of its status as a Smart Nation, and looks forward to keeping the momentum going. Just as key technology players like IBM and Huawei have partnered with financial services, manufacturing and services industries in Singapore to develop and deliver new solutions for the region, you can make the best of yourself in this industry.
Industry Guide: Information & Communications Technology
Fast Facts
local residents employed in the sector as of March 2022
26 x
the new employment compared to retrenchments
60 K
more ICT professionals needed over the next three years, with over 400 vacancies in GovTech alone
Industry Outlook
Information & Communications Technology (ICT) refers to the convergence of audiovisual, telephone and computer networks to create a united communications environment. This creates strong growth and career opportunities in the sector, especially for data, analysis and business purposes. These are apparent in areas outside traditional IT fields. The oil and gas industry, for example, keeps adding more IT staff in Singapore such as developers and network administrators.
Key Skills
  • Performance-oriented
  • Ability to Perform Under Pressure
  • Team player
  • Intellectual Curiosity
  • Research skills
Relevant Jobs

Digital Business Analyst

  • Degree or Diploma in Computer Science
  • 4 - 5 years experience
  • $5,000 - $7,000/month
  • Digital Business Analysts are involved in eliciting business needs and analysing business problems in order to define and deploy digital solutions that address and improve stakeholder, business or public experience. They play an integral role in establishing guidelines for how a company conducts itself digitally. They may be called upon to identify, propose digital solutions, and implement processes.

Cybersecurity Analyst

  • Diploma or Degree in Information Technology or Cyber Security
  • 2 - 3 years of experience
  • $3,000 - $4,500/month
  • As a Cybersecurity Analyst, your work is all about keeping things secure. Cybersecurity Analysts analyse risk assessment, perform threat modeling, and assess vulnerabilities to make recommendations that keep systems robust against malicious attacks. They may also be expected to monitor and triage security logs as well as other security monitoring activities.

Data Scientist

  • Degree or Masters in Data Science
  • 5 - 10 years experience
  • $6,000 - $9,000/month
  • A senior ICT position, a Data Scientist drives data analytics activities ranging from conceptualisation, visualisation to operationalisation. They integrate and prepare large datasets, and model complex business problems to inform business direction. By bringing together computer science, modeling, statistics, analytics, and mathematics, data scientists help organisations make important decisions from a data-driven standpoint.

AI Engineer

  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 1 - 3 years experience
  • $4,500 - $6,000/month
  • AI Engineers build, test, and deploy AI models, as well as maintain the underlying AI infrastructure. Integral to their role is the ability to solve problems arising from integrating or moving over from traditional software models to machine learning implementations. AI Engineers may be involved in automating infrastructure, converting, testing and deploying models, and developing processes and products based on machine learning.