New Decade New Horizons

Change, innovation, inspiration, and new horizons, the new decade has lots in store. There could be no better time to be in the technology space than now as many of the fastest-growing careers are expected to emerge from this field.  A recent LinkedIn report brings to us the Top 15 Emerging Jobs in India for 2020. This coupled with the fact that India is emerging as the second fastest digitizing economy in the world with over half a billion internet subscribers, (as per a McKinsey report), the technological shifts across sectors have spurred the need for new capability building and thus giving rise to new job roles. On top of the LinkedIn Emerging Jobs 2020 Report for India, is Blockchain Developer with Artificial Intelligence (AI) Specialist grabbing the second slot. Though the demand for tech skills continues to grow, soft skills like team management and customer retention are not far behind, which signifies the importance of the human touch, despite rapid digitization of our economy.

Here are the Top 15 Emerging Jobs in India in 2020:

  • Blockchain Developer
  • Artificial Intelligence Specialist
  • JavaScript Developer
  • Robotic Process Automation Consultant
  • Back-end Developer
  • Growth Manager
  • Site Reliability Engineer
  • Customer Success Specialist
  • Full Stack Engineer
  • Robotics Engineer (Software)
  • Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Python Developer
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Front-end Engineer
  • Lead Generation Specialist

Unveiling the report, Ruchee Anand, Head of Talent Solutions and Learning Solutions – India, LinkedIn, commented, “This year’s Emerging Jobs report is a window into the changing landscape of the Indian economy. The country is seeing a rise in digital transactions, and therefore industries are ramping up investments in Blockchain. This strong demand for Blockchain tech talent has put ‘Blockchain Developer’ on top of the list. As automation becomes a reality across industries, the ‘AI Specialist’ is the second emerging job on this year’s list. While tech jobs rule the list, it is also interesting to see soft skills such as account management and customer retention become critical, which underscores the importance of human intervention at every level of digitization.”


Source: People Matters