Big Data algorithms like the ones used by Google and IBM appear to be displacing even white collar tech workers. How long before the only ones left on the payroll are the few "rockstar" programmers and administrators needed to maintain the system?
Anyone familiar with the BS processes and positions the grow up around SDLC knows this will never, ever happen. Businesses love to highly overcomplicate software development, often turning simple, single person projects into impossible to complete, 20+ person clusterf*cks.
And it's too bad - most of the work I've encountered suggests that a ton of developers do indeed need to be kicked out of the industry.