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US – The fastest-growing jobs and skills according to LinkedIn

The New Year is almost here and you might be exploring the idea of a new role that’s completely  different from your current one. To help you jump start your search, and give you an idea of what’s on the horizon for the U.S. job market, we’ve identified the fastest-growing jobs and the skills that can help you land them.

Machine Learning Engineer topped our list of the U.S.’s top emerging fields with nearly 10 times more members listing it as their profession now than five years ago. Want to learn more about machine learning or think this might be an interesting fit? We currently have over 1,600 open roles right now. Take a look.

The top 10 emerging positions are:

  1. Machine Learning Engineer (9.8X growth)
  2. Data Scientist (6.5X)
  3. Sales Development Representative (5.7X)
  4. Customer Success Manager (5.6X)
  5. Big Data Developer (5.5X)
  6. Full Stack Engineer (5.5X)
  7. Unity Developer (5.1X)
  8. Director of Data Science (4.9X)
  9. Brand Partner (4.5X)
  10. Full Stack Developer (4.5X)

    Our study also took a look at the most common skills among the top 20 emerging jobs. While it’s key to have some technical chops for some of these, several soft skills that make the list as well.

The full top 10 list includes:

  1. Management
  2. Sales
  3. Communication
  4. Marketing
  5. Start-Ups
  6. Python
  7. Software Development
  8. Analytics
  9. Cloud Computing
  10. Retail

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at The Fastest-growing Jobs in the U.S. Based on LinkedIn Data | Official LinkedIn Blog

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