Top growth jobs and in-demand skills in Singapore for 2018
Posted on February 5, 2018
The top growth jobs and in-demand skills in Singapore for 2018 have been revealed by Job Tech in its latest Census for Online Jobs. This demonstrates that Singapore is still at the start of the next level of digitization. It implies that there will be enhanced demand for additional tech talents. This will be for both the regional and local markets.
The in-demand skills for Singapore job seekers for 2018 are:
- Technical troubleshooting
- Software engineering
- Quality auditing
- Data analysis
- Hardware configuration
The report by Job Tech elaborated that Q4 -2017 witnessed a strong year over year growth in the number of Online Jobs in Singapore with 9.6%.
Top growth jobs in Singapore for prospective job seekers in 2018 are:
- Professional services
- Communications and IT
- Real estate
- Retail and Wholesale
The above sectors witnessed an increase in demand for workers and the rate of growth for them was more than the overall job market. They also added more than 2000 online jobs in Q4-2017. The sectors that are driven by exports such as Retail & Wholesale and Logistics also experienced an enhanced boost in this quarter.
Thus the overall international economic outlook for Singapore in 2018 is extremely dynamic. The diverse sectors outperformed their own performance when compared with the previous year, as quoted by the Human Resources Online Net.
The Logistics sector witnessed 28% enhanced growth while for the Retail & Wholesale sector it was 11%. The growth in diverse sectors in Singapore was also assisted by the launch of Ministerial Workgroup in 2017 July.
The Semiconductor and Electronics sector witnessed a decline in the number of online jobs even in Q4-2017.