Most in demand job skills

According to the World Economic Forum’s “The Future of Jobs Report” released in October 2020, analytical thinking, complex problem solving, creativity, resilience and flexibility are among the top skills needed for emerging careers by 2025.

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A List of the Most In-Demand Skills in The Future

Often companies to scale remote work, digitalize, and automate.

According to the World Economic Forum’s Jobs Reset Summit, numerous new roles rely heavily on disruptive technology skills.

The Future of Jobs Report projects that, by 2025, people and machines will work the same amount of hours. Automation will displace around 85 million jobs – mostly manual and repetitive roles, ranging from assembly factory workers to accountants.

The same report predicts that the following skills will be in high demand by 2025:

  • Data Science & Cloud Computing (Cloud computing goes hand in hand with data science, and cloud computing jobs range from architects and developers to data scientists)
  • Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)
  • Big Data Science
  • Digital Marketing & Strategy
  • Process Automation
  • Business development
  • Digital Transformation
  • Information Security (including the cybersecurity subset of information security)
  • Software and Application Development (UX/UI, block chain programming)
  • Internet of Things

However, the most in-demand skills are a mix of hard and soft skills. So besides technology skills, the list includes also skills like:

  1. Problem-solving
  2. Self-management
  3. Working with people

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