If you’re looking to launch a career in technology, but don’t know where to get started either in the office or hybrid environment, we’ve gathered a list of the most in-demand skills you can learn to maximize your earning potential and find a new job.
- Artificial Intelligence – There have been some major advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the past year. More organizations are implementing AI in their businesses, so teams are looking for engineers, developers, and architects that have an AI background.
- Cloud Computing – These skills are in major demand for 2021. Online configuration, deployment, and security are at the forefront of business-IT strategy as the majority of businesses have implemented some form of digital computing in the past year and plan to make more migrations in 2022.
- Cybersecurity – 2020 was a record year for attacks and breaches. In fact, it was the costliest year in history. Businesses around the globe are laser-focused on improving their protection practices, and this skill is in high demand.
- Software Development – Software development skills have been, and will continue to be, an in-demand skill for all professionals. Skills within this area include programming language skills, DevOps, software testing and management.
- UI/UX Design – User Interface (UI) and User Experience (EX) design works closely together to create functional and appealing websites and applications for customers. There are several career options in this field and multiple courses you can take in-person or online to learn.
- Analytics – As businesses are implementing AI more and more, there is a larger focus on analytics for predictive measures and better implementation. Having an aptitude for retaining information and strong insights into an organization is a vital skill in 2021.
- Blockchain – Originally created for the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Blockchain has several other uses, and several organizations are implementing blockchain in their business strategy. Learning blockchain skills can majorly set you apart in the job market.