• For many people with a hf autism profile, intellectual challenge is a must. This challenge needs to be clear in terms of goals, methods, structure and learning facilities. It also needs to be rewarding. There are a number of fields within ICT which comply with these.
• The special group is generally focused on content and less (or not) on people. People skills are not their forté.
• Hyperfocus and curiosity is their strength in addition to their (above average) intelligence.
Frequently asked ICT professions that fit well with a hf autism profile
• Software developer / engineer (Java, C #, PHP, C ++)
• Data engineer / data scientist
• Cyber security specialist / Ethical hacker
• Full stack developer
• Cloud specialist (Azure, AWS, Google)
• Database specialists
• Data analysts
• Big Data engineers
• Container specialists
Lesser demand in general
• Web developers (partially through oversupply and limited demand)
• Basic network / system administrators (without formal vendor certification)