Today literally every software company is looking for some decent software developers. Additionally, the demand for smart software engineers is bound to grow thanks to the kind of innovations happening out there to integrate software in every aspect of our lives so as to make things easier.
The path least taken is going for higher studies in computer science. Once you have got a MS or PhD degree your would be in high demand in the big firms like Google, Microsoft. Alternatively, you can focus on research by joining an engineering college as a Professor.