2020 was a difficult year for the labor market, and while waiting to see what happens with the current one, this may interest you: the 15 most demanded jobs of 2021, according to LinkedIn .
The most relevant professional platform has published its usual report on these dates, and it confirms something that we already imagined. To understand which jobs will grow the most in the coming months, we must also understand how our lives have changed with the health crisis. Technology, healthcare and education are key sectors.
15. Data science and artificial intelligence
Does that sound like Big Data? Data science, which encompasses the analysis and information management processes of companies in various fields, is a field of great projection in recent years, and artificial intelligence has come into play. Bilbao, Barcelona and Madrid are capitals of the sector.
14. Personal and professional mentors
2020 has put our self-taught ability to the test, and there are those who have chosen to professionalize themselves, but in a different way: using their skills to help other people as mentors or coaches . According to LinkedIn, Bilbao, Barcelona and Madrid repeat as nerve centers.
13. Specialized engineering
The professional platform affirms that engineering related to cloud computing and software development , among other technological specialties, has grown by 63% in recent months, with Microsoft and IBM as the largest contractors. On the rise in Madrid, Seville, Zaragoza and Barcelona.
12. Mental health professionals
Another aspect that the health crisis has put into play: mental health . 2020 has been a year of awareness about the importance of going to its specialists, but also about the need to make it accessible and put it in value. Barcelona and Madrid are the cities with the greatest professionalization.
11. Freelancers in digital content
In full debate on the march of Youtubers to Andorra , the professional market shows that the creation of digital content by self-employed workers has grown in 2020 and will continue to do so in 2021: social networks, podcasts, blogs … Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia, a head.
10. Retail sale
Supermarkets and department stores became in 2020, concentrated in a few months, in places of obligatory visit for essential goods , and among the most demanded positions are those of cashiers and replenishers, especially in Madrid, Barcelona and Bilbao.
The LinkedIn report points it out in such a broad way, although then it indicates specific areas, such as financial, pharmacological, energy, entertainment … Valencia, Barcelona and Madrid top the list of Spanish cities where more employees hire the Big Tech.
Business development and management consulting, product management, corporate strategy … Madrid, Barcelona and Granada are the epicenters of hiring specialists in different areas of business, with an increase in demand of more than 50% and an average age of 36 years.
7. Experts in digital marketing
One sector that is not lacking on any 2021 job demand list is digital marketing. All companies are on the internet, and in 2020 we have done everything on the internet more than ever, so the scope, the sale and the relationship with the user is key. In Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.
6. Real estate sector
Although the real estate stock of businesses suffers great uncertainty, according to LinkedIn, residential is in full swing; We have already talked in these pages about how teleworking is changing the style and places of life of employees. In Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.
5. Customer service
As we told you previously, in 2020 we have done everything online, from purchases to bureaucratic procedures , and this would have been unthinkable without the work of the customer service specialists. The employment capitals are Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Malaga.
4. Electronic commerce
The foregoing is essential to understand why electronic commerce has been one of the most successful professional sectors in the last year, and why it will be key when we talk about the jobs most in demand in 2021. On the rise in Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, Murcia, Valencia…
3. Medical support staff
Healthcare has been the most demanded profession of 2020 and its labor market one of the fastest growing. Demand for clinical trial and laboratory technician assistant positions has increased by 62%, especially among women. In Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Granada.
2. Specialized medical professionals
We continue with the health sector, this time specialized medical professionals , whose recruitment has grown by more than 50% and has benefited especially women with an average of 27 years, especially in nursing positions. The report points out Madrid, Barcelona, Seville and Valencia.
Believe it or not, the profession that will grow the most in the coming months will be education. Why? The health crisis has led teaching to digital environments and strategies , and the demand for experts in this has evolved more than 90% in 2020, in cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Murcia.