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12 Best IT and Engineering Jobs of 2012, Rated

Software engineer tops the list.

ZDNet: CareerCast has put together a list of the best IT and technical jobs right now, based on salary and a calculated "hiring outlook number." It includes the following:

  1. Software engineer. Average salary: $90,000. Hiring outlook: 25.02
  2. Computer systems analyst. Average salary: $78,000. Hiring outlook: 22.58
  3. Web developer. Average salary: $75,000. Hiring outlook: 21.49
  4. Petroleum engineer. Average salary: $114,000. Hiring outlook: 17.48
  5. Civil engineer. Average salary: $77,000. Hiring outlook: 18.73
  6. Computer programmer. Average salary: $71,000. Hiring outlook: 11.78
  7. Technical writer. Average salary: $63,000. Hiring outlook: 15.93
  8. Nuclear engineer. Average salary: $99,000. Hiring outlook: 10.32
  9. Aerospace engineer. Average salary: $97,000. Hiring outlook: 4.24
  10. Mechanical engineer. Average salary: $78,000. Hiring outlook: 9.03
  11. Electrical engineer. Average salary: $87,000. Hiring outlook: 7.39
  12. Industrial designer. Average salary: $76,000. Hiring outlook: 9.35



Tags: IT jobs, salary, software engineering


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