Manila, Philippines — The ICT industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country, and discussing the components that would reinforce its place in society has been the main focus of the DevCon Summit 2016 with the theme #DevFutureForward.

REDISCOVERING DEVELOPER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE PHILIPPINES. IT experts discussed the best practices on how to maximize IT opportunities in the country. From left to right: Paul Pajo, Developer Evangelist of Smart DevNet; Anne Bernardo, Accenture Recruitment Specialist; Fred Tshidimba from; Katherine Anne Ricafort, Assistant Recruitment for Personiv; and Judith Tubil, Head of Human Resources for Yondu.


Well-known names in tech gave Keynotes that shared insights and projects from their respective IT companies. In the Panel Discussions, the first part was about Best Practices in Software Development with speakers from Voyager Innovations, Titanium Technologies, and DealGrocer. For the second panel, IT experts gave their advice on how Filipino developers could rediscover more IT opportunities in the country. The panel included IT professionals such as’s Chief Innovation Officer, Fred Tshidimba, Paul Pajo from Smart DevNet, Anne Bernardo from Accenture, Katherine Anne Ricafort from Personiv, and Judith Tubil from Yondu. Finding the right candidate for their IT openings is notably one of their struggles.

According to the Job Openings by Skill in the Philippines Tree below, there are is an abundance of jobs for Tech Support and PHP, but lesser job posts for languages that are in demand in the IT job market. This illustrates the Filipino developers’ necessity to continuously harness and improve their skills.

Source: Online IT Job Postings, All Philippine Job Portals, October 2016

It’s a must for IT professionals to train and learn in order to become experienced developers and gain in strategic knowledge. Constantly upgrade their skill set and keeping a record of their past developments in github and in an online resume were seen as the key success criterias for candidates to attract the best companies to hire them, may it be locally or internationally. strives to offer candidates a full coverage of the jobs available in the Philippine IT market.

Together, DevCon and continue to engage and empower Filipinos to pursue higher career paths in the IT industry.


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