Most in-demand tech skills in 2022

Tata Tea recently brought another shade of the Metaverse to India through their virtual Holi party. Data science was labelled as the sexiest job of the 21st century, but with the introduction of the Metaverse and Web3, are the key technological skills the same? Analytics India Magazine analyses. 

The latest trend has brought concepts like blockchain, virtual reality, NFTs, bitcoins, digital avatars, roles like the chief metaverse officer and 65,000 openings in the IT industry and over 300 gaming companies aiming to launch into the VR world, according to LinkedIn News. 

LinkedIn news also reported the rise in demand for specialised professionals between FY21 and FY22. While data engineering or data science skills have always been at the forefront of the revolution, Analytics India Magazine has analysed the upcoming most-needed skills to excel in the tech world in 2022. 


One of the most consistent and steady trends in online job postings on LinkedIn is for a blockchain developer. As per hiring and recruitment platforms, on a global level, blockchain developer and engineering salaries go anywhere from $75,000 to $200,000. According to research by Analytics India Magazine and Jigsaw Academy, India’s median blockchain personnel salary is INR 14.1 Lakhs, slightly less than the median AI salary of INR 14.7 Lakhs. The demand for blockchain talent has also expanded as big tech companies, such as Facebook, Amazon, and IBM have taken the plunge towards decentralisation.

The job profile of a blockchain developer includes creating system records and secure blockchain architectures for digital transactions, designing application features and interfaces, and maintaining client and server-side applications. Developers’ strengths include computer networking, cryptography, algorithms and data structures.

Unity 3D

Real-time 3D content creation platform Unity has been called the ‘metaverse glue‘ for gamers. Unity is a cross-platform 3D engine and a user-friendly integrated development environment to create games in 3D and applications for desktop, mobile and web with several tools for programmers to create solutions. Unity 3D skills are an attractive…