Industry Guide
Industry Guide

Information & Communications Technology

We stand as an Information and Technology hub in the region, and locally growth matches international trends such as data analytics, blockchain and cybersecurity. In proof, Singapore houses offices of global leaders like Google and Facebook alongside regional brands such as Shopee, Lazada and Razer. Same as these organisations, you can start small and grow huge in this industry.
Industry Guide: Information & Communications Technology
Fast Facts
GovTech aims to have 70% of eligible information technology systems on the cloud by financial year 2023
$3.8 Bn
An estimated S$3.8 billion to be spent on ICT procurement this year
60 K
60,000 more ICT professionals needed over the next three years, with over 400 vacancies in GovTech alone
Industry Outlook
The Information & Communications Technology (ICT) sector enjoys critical government support, especially for SMEs and smaller ideas that are just as useful to the ICT space. Thus, firms are currently focusing on building business strategies, new capabilities and competitive advantage by tapping on advancements in network connectivity, cloud computing and information security.
Key Skills
  • Performance-oriented
  • perform under pressure
    Can perform under pressure
  • Team player
    Team player
  • Intellectual Curiosity
    Intellectual Curiosity
  • Research skills
    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.