Top 5 Future In-Demand IT Skills

In this class: content regarding  technology, IT, information technology, tecnologia da informação.
Indian accent / sotaque indiano.

Vocabulary list:

– advance your career: subir, crescer na sua carreira
– in demand: desejado, demandado (é sinônimo de sought after)
– uphold: defender, manter 
– rise of cyber threats: aumento de ameaças cibernéticas
– most precious asset: ativo mais precioso 
– sought after: desejado, demandado (é sinônimo de in demand)
– master this skill: dominar esta habilidade
– inference: inferência (resultado de inferir algo)
– cutting-edge: de ponta, moderno, avançado
– data storage: armazenamento de dados
– well known: conhecido
– widespread: difundido, disseminado

Now, watch the video:

We recommend you watch the video at least twice.

In the first time, pay attention to the use of the vocabulary presented above.

Before playing it for the second time, take a look at the questions below. After watching it, try to answer them correctly. 

1. What is NOT one of the benefits of having strong technical IT abilities mentioned in the video? 
a. You’ll have a better experience utilizing new technologies. 
b. You’ll be able to complete tasks more quickly. 
c. You’ll earn a higher salary. 
d. You’ll maintain a work-life balance and be promoted. 
2. What is NOT one of the activities related to data analysis mentioned in the video?
a. Identify relevant information, assist inferences and help decision making. 
b. Analyse, filter, modify and model data. 
c. Examine organizational data and assure production optimization. 
d. Create strong firewalls to uphold data integrity. 
3. According to the video, which is the area that helps companies automate processes that often require manual labor?
a. Blockchain 
b. AI and Machine Learning
c. Cloud computing
d. Cybersecurity

Check the answers at the bottom of the page. 

Practice Your Listening Comprehension and Writing

Do you agree that these are the top 5 in-demand IT skills? What other important IT skills can you think of?

6 respostas para “Top 5 Future In-Demand IT Skills”

  1. I’ve been working with IT companies for many years and these 5 skills are essential for a professional who wants to evolve in his career. I would add to this list another ability that is interaction with other people, as all the skills indicated are to facilitate communication, exchange of information and decisions between different groups of people, learning to live and work with different cultures and values is fundamental for a professional of IT, because technology is a means, the objective is to achieve better results and be adaptive to the constant changes of our time

    1. Excellent point, Coaracy.
      You’re right. Being able to interact with other people is crucial.
      Thanks for sharing your knowledge.

  2. Great video !
    To be honest a certain dificulty to understand the indian acent.
    I agree with the contents of this video , so it’s very important for the IT professional to master this skills in a soon future.

    1. hehe… don’t worry, Mauricio. You’re certainly not the only one.
      Understanding different accents is a matter of practice.

      – difficulty understanding
      – Indian accent
      – these skills (use “these” when referring to a plural noun) in the near future.

  3. Hi Ho, good morning

    I’ve tried to do the exercise of repeating the phrases of the video. So hard! In My opinion because of the accent and the Speed of the Video. I Hope After 30 days, I will be better!!!

    1. Hello, Celia!

      Do the imitation exercise with videos that contain either American, Canadian or British accent. 🙂 It will be better for you.

      Here are some suggestions:

      Let me know how it goes.

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