Top 10 SKILLS that will land you a high paying job in 2018

Whenever there is change, there is an opportunity. With reports after reports showing the world of works changing faster than ever today, its fair to assume there is more opportunity than ever.

The number of Tech employment opportunities is expected to increase by 2024 which will lead to more and more jobs becoming available to it professionals looking to get into the space, according to a recent report by Modis . With the number of tech position today in the web development, Cybersecurity and biomedical engineering and Analysis are expected to grow rapidly within the next years, One may find the possibility to acquire a skill job candidate harder than expected.

The challenge? it isn't easy to detect where that unique opportunity exist. If only some companies with the resources necessary to answer that question could release a road map..





Well, consider this is your roadmap. Using a combination of data and survey results, we determined every possible skills that can land you a high paying job in some companies around the globe.

1. SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
 Software developers are the creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop the application that allow people to perform specific tasks on a computer, phone or any other available device. Others develop the underlying system that runs the devices  that controls networks.

Software developers are among the most sort after skills around the globe. having this skills can land you a job straight away at Google, Amazon, Microsoft among others. Software developers are creative, innovative and smart. This skill might be hard to learn but not impossible, being fully committed, it might take you a year and some months to become an expert on this field.  Software Programmer  ($64,000)

2. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (A.I)
The field of Artificial intelligence is heavily understaffed. Specifically, finding technology leaders(CTO/CIO, Head of products and so many others.) Who know how to credibly manage teams made up of A.I, data science and innovative product specialist will prove to be very difficult going forward.

Artificial intelligence is arguably the most exciting field in robotics. This involves reasoning and problem solving, they solve most of their problems using fast and intuitive judgements.

3.COMMUNICATION
Three types of communication skills?
communication can be categorized into three basic types:(1) Verbal Communication in which you listen to a person to understand their meaning; (2) written communication in which you read there meaning; (3) nonverbal communication in which you observe a person and infer meaning.

There is a increasing amount of overlap between different job functions, and communicative effectively with different members of an organization is essential. Projects require collaboration between developers, marketers and designers, and not everyone can adapt to understanding the workflow of each team.

4.DIGITAL DESIGN
Digital designers use creative and computer skills to design visuals associated with electronic technology. They create everything from websites and computer game graphics to special effects for movies and may work in variety of industries, including entertainment, advertising and education. Industrial Designer ($63,600)

5.PROGRAMMING KNOWLEDGE
Programming, especially with multi-faceted languages like Javascript and Python, are the most in demand, whether you're an infrastructure engineer, software engineer or even a digital marketing professional. These languages are not only used to build scalable applications but also to automate, streamline processes or crawl data across disparate systems.

 6. EXCELLENCE IN CYBERSECURITY.
According to forbes , Given the recent infiltration of networks, there will be an increased need for excellence in cybersecurity. Organizations need to ensure they are protecting the data they capture behind the walls of their networks. Stakeholders are becoming increasingly aware of cybersecurity concerns and therefore demanding companies address the issue. The tech industry will need expertise in this area in 2018. Cyber Security specialist earn around $93,000

 7. SEO/SEM MARKETING
SEO is increasing the amount of website visitors by getting the site to appear higher in search results by search engines like Google, Bing etc. SEM is considered internet marketing that increases a site's visibility through organic search engines results and advertising. SEM includes SEO as well as other search marketing tactics.
With so many top companies out there vying for a top position for there websites in search results, learning this skill will be a great advantage. Online marketing managers earn more than $80,000 

8. DATABASE MANAGEMENT

The Database Developer work will be to evaluate and advise on all technology components, such as hardware , software, and networking capabilities, for database management systems and applications. As part of the role they will be solely responsible for implementing data dashboards to all levels of the organization.

Your responsibility as a database administrator (DBA) will be the performance, integrity and security of a database. You'll be involved in the planning and development of the database, as well as in troubleshooting any issues on behalf of the users. Database Administrator Earns around ($91,000).

9. LEADERSHIP
Leadership skill is the next one here. Being a top leader can land you a nice job in any company of your choice today. As we all know, a good leader possesses so many skills, like, communication, motivation, trustworthiness, creativity, feedback, delegating and so many others.
Teamwork is among the necessary skill a leader must possess. Teamwork is all about being able to operate smoothly and efficiently within a group, the ability to inspire and encourage other team members to perform better.
with this skill, you can work for Google or work for Amazon.

10.  MOBILE DEVELOPMENT
Mobile application development is similar to Web application development and has its roots in more traditional software development. One critical difference, however, is that mobile applications (apps) are often written specifically to take advantage of the unique features a particular mobile device offers.
Mobile devices are the fastest-growing enterprise platforms in IT. Enterprise IT shops and software publishers alike are moving every possible application to run on tablets, smartphones, and even smartwatches.  Mobile Application Developer Earn around ($83,800).

Is there any other top skill recommended by some top companies you know that we didn't mention here ? you can post it in the comment section bellow.
 
Top 10 SKILLS that will land you a high paying job in 2018 Top 10 SKILLS that will land you a high paying job in 2018 Reviewed by Emmanuel Godswill on April 04, 2018 Rating: 5

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