BBVA API Market
Some of the most sought-after professions are data analysts, database administrators, data science experts, data architects, database managers and Big Data engineers.
Today there are several training programs at both the national and international level to learn how to be an analyst in any of several different categories. There are also a large number of courses and tutorials, in addition to open programs available on the Internet for anyone who wants to learn on their own.
The Financial Times estimates that over 50,000 jobs related to the sector will be created every year until 2020.
A research work by the consulting company Robert Walters indicates that almost half of all employers plan to increase the number of workers in this sector.
But there will not only be more jobs on offer. There will also be significant salary hikes. The rise in salaries is a partial result of the scarcity of the offer of people specialized in data. This imbalance in the Big Data labor market is a matter of great concern to the industry.
The financial sector has a particularly high demand for this type of professionals. The benefits for the sector include the fight against fraud and risk management.
The figures point to a growing awareness among companies of the various benefits that can be achieved from the management and use of data, and highlight new opportunities for future professionals.
Open banking is driving the development of new apps that are integrated into company platforms, all in an effort to offer banking services to customers. Thanks to APIs, any banking operation, such as opening an account, can be done without the need to exit an application.
Open banking has changed the financial paradigm as we have known it so far. The widespread use of new digital platforms, connected devices and technology consumers has led to a boom in business opportunities for every company, many of which are already leveraging their benefits as much as possible.
The digital transformation has not been fully implemented in the automotive sector yet, at least not as quickly as in other distribution sectors. APIs can be this sector's best ally by speeding up its digitization, especially in those areas involving the purchasing process.