Its latest Jobs on the Rise data revealed spikes in hiring for growth specialists, technical jobs and health-care professionals in Asia — among other jobs expected to expand hiring well into 2023.
Researchers from LinkedIn examined jobs from January 2018 to July 2022 to calculate the growth rate for each job title in a specific country.
LinkedIn added that for a job to be ranked, a job title needs to see consistent growth on the platform over the last five years, as well as have “grown to a meaningful size” by 2022.
Workers can use this list to define their next move in their careers and “prepare for the future world of work,” it added.
LinkedIn’s report found that the proportion of paid job postings that offer a remote-work option has dropped from 7.8% in December 2021 to 4.1% in the same period last year.
What’s on the climb, however, are technical or engineering roles — such as cloud engineer, cybersecurity engineer, back-end developer and artificial intelligence engineer.
Such jobs make up almost half of LinkedIn’s list in Singapore.
“The growth of AI, increased focus on cybersecurity and continued shift towards digital is leading to growth in technical jobs,” said Pooja Chhabria, career expert and head of editorial for Asia-Pacific at LinkedIn.
It is also “not unexpected” for tech jobs to dominate Singapore’s list, she added, given that the country has built a strong presence as a startup destination.
“From a geographical perspective, Singapore is a good base for tech companies who are looking to enter South-East Asia and other APAC markets.”
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