LinkedIn Releases List Of Highly Demanded Skills By Organisations In 2019.

LinkedIn has released a list of skills several companies will be looking for in job applicants in 2019.

According to the social media platform for professionals and job seekers, there are at least 50,000 professional skills in the world but, some specific skills in 2019 would be seriously focused on by various employers when recruiting staffs to their team.

 In their statement, “we used exclusive LinkedIn data to determine the skills companies need most in 2019, we were able to identify both the soft and hard skills companies are working hardest to fill right now”. They also added to the fact that cloud computing will be the single most in-demand hard skill in 2019

The social media platform further categorized the skills into soft and hard skills, itemizing them out as listed below;

The most in-demand hard skills:

  1. Cloud Computing
  2. Artificial Intelligence
  3. Analytical Reasoning
  4. People Management
  5. UX Design
  6. Mobile Application Development
  7. Video Production
  8. Sales Leadership
  9. Translation
  10. Audio Production
  11. Natural Language Processing
  12. Scientific Computing
  13. Game Development
  14. Social Media Marketing
  15. Animation
  16. Business Analysis
  17. Journalism
  18. Digital Marketing
  19. Industrial Design
  20. Competitive Strategies
  21. Customer Service Systems
  22. Software Testing
  23. Data Science
  24. Computer Graphics
  25. Corporate Communications

The most in-demand soft skills:

  1. Creativity
  2. Persuasion
  3. Collaboration
  4. Adaptability
  5. Time Management