Book Chapter or Conference Paper Title

An investigation into the skills gap in the software industry of Pakistan

Department

Department of Computer Science

Was this content written or created while at IBA?

Yes

Document Type

Conference Paper

Publication Date

12-1-2005

Conference Name

2005 International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies

Conference Location

Karachi, Pakistan

Conference Dates

27-28 August 2005

ISBN/ISSN

33847297592 (Scopus)

Volume

2005

First Page

206

Publisher

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Abstract / Description

Software Industry workers require an adequate skill set to gain maximum output from the effective use of technology. The purpose of this study is to explore the nature of actual and desired software developer, jobs skill set Survey methodology will be used to obtain reports of actual skill level and those desired to define common dimensions of the software developer skill set. Anticipated results will add to the existing body of IT job skills knowledge and may provide practice with job development and career planning guidance. We also intend to propose a skill standard for the software industry of Pakistan that meets the requirements of the local market as well as satisfy the international standards being practiced worldwide.

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