If you’re 10, 15, 25 40 or even 60 Years old, this questions needs some serious answers. Thanks to an in-depth researched carried out by Macquarie University, Here are some of the hottest Jobs in 2020. We all know Technology is advancing at it’s fastest pace, and Robots seems to be taking over our Jobs. But what are the Jobs that will still be available to Humans?
Disruptive technologies, climate change, robotics, natural resource limitations, renewable energy, the sharing economy, the cloud, big data and ageing populations: here are numerous opportunities currently shaping the way people work today and surely, will also shape future careers.
If you’re just starting out on your career journey, it means that there are exciting prospects abound across a host of emerging industries, with entrepreneurialism, connectivity and the human touch which is expected to be a big part of the future career mix.
Here’s what world experts are predicting how the workplace will look like in 2020, which is basically, some few years ahead of us.
Cyber warfare will be the new terrorist threat
According to this predictions, Cyber warfare will be the new terrorist threats we’ll be facing, and coupled with the cost of cyber-attacks, which is estimated to exceed $1 billion a year in Australia alone, cyber security experts are in demand worldwide. Just in the past five years, demand for intelligence and policy analysts has grown by 21.4%, meaning that there is huge employment opportunity in this sector.
This demand from all indications, far exceeds supply across a broad range of industries including the following which are listed below;
- Finance and accounting,
This means that a cyber security qualification will surely opens the door to a wide range of interesting and rewarding careers for those who studied Cyber securities and related courses. The truth about this issue is that with technology becoming increasingly pervasive, for example, think about medical implants, electronic vehicle controls, and smart buildings – the possibilities for carving out an interesting career in this field are vast and the money is there for professionals.
Looking and judging from these analytic, some of the world top Universities, which I would love to tag “forward-thinking” are already gearing up to train the next generation of cyber security experts. Among these Universities is the Australia’s University, Macquarie University. To show you how prepared the Macquarie University is about training the next generation of Cyber security experts, the academic institution recently launched their AU$10 million Optus Macquarie University Cyber Security Hub, which provides students who are studying for either undergraduate or postgraduate qualifications with all the knowledge they need to create an effective cyber security environment for commercial, private and industrial applications.
Another sector which is in huge demand within the previous five (5) years are ICT professionals. There is a huge demand for ICT professionals currently, and experts have estimated that before 2020, demand will increase by up to 26.5%.
Want to secure your future? Why not start now! You can easily create an innovative future by studying a bachelor’s in Information Technology or master’s in Information Technology.
Ads for mathematical jobs will flood listings websites
Another Course / Job that will see huge demands before 2020 is the Mathematical professions. The demand for accounting and finance professionals has increased by 44% and has been estimated by world renown experts to continue growing. It’s estimated that demands for Mathematical jobs will surely increase and grow by another 22% by 2020. Meet the demand by studying a bachelor’s in Leadership and Commerce or master’s in Accounting.
Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians
Looking at this list, Science seems to be taking over, and this professions listed above confirms it. Experts also claim that by 2020, there will be huge demand for actuaries, mathematicians and statisticians, and the demands will increase by almost 10% before 2020.
To be ahead of the crowd, why not go get the quantitative and qualitative skills which is needed to speak the language of business with a bachelor’s in Business Analytics or Science, or a master’s in Actuarial Practice.
Experts claims that the ageing populations means that health professionals will be in high demand by 2020
This is one Job that doesn’t go down the drain. The human body is genetically and pre-ordained to deteriorate as we grow older, meaning that as the population grows older, there will be high demands for Health Professionals.
It has been estimated that there will be up to 40% more demands on the health and community services professionals by 2020. I’ll advice you to go for bachelor’s in Psychology (Honours) or becoming a Doctor of Physiotherapy.
21.5% more medical scientists will be needed by 2020. Change lives by studying a bachelor’s in Clinical Science or master’s in Public Health.
Creative, Media and Marketing Professionals
We’re in the 21st century, and nothing is likely to take us back to the stone age. Surely, there will be demands for all Creative, Media and Marketing professionals by 2020. Experts have estimated that by 2020, there will be an increased 15% more on advertising and marketing professionals.
My honest advice? WHY not pursue a bachelor’s degree in Arts or Media, or a master’s in Commerce, specializing in marketing. This means that by 2020, where the demands will surely increase, you’re ready to take over the world too.
Performing Arts Technicians
It has also be approximated that by 2020, there will be an increased 16% more on performing arts technicians who will be needed. To stay ahead and be at the top, WHY not go for courses and study bachelor’s in Media or a master’s in Creative Industries and create a career that will surely see you with a brighter future.
Engineers, Lawyers and Teachers
Hey there! you certainly must be surprised right? Well, I was also surprised to see these jobs here too. Experts have calculated that by 2020, the world will still need engineers, lawyers and teachers.
Experts guessed that there will be about 22% increase on telecommunications specialists who will be needed by 2020. So the ball is in your court! You can engineer for yourself, a better future by studying Engineering at bachelor’s (honours) or master’s level, for a brighter future.
Yes, your thought is same as Mine. expert have calculated that there will be an increased and huge demand of about 17.6% on solicitors by 2020. You can create a stronger opportunity for yourself by studying bachelor of Law or Master of Law to be a Solicitors.
Another Career that is standing the test of time is Educational professionals. it’s estimated that there will be huge demand for all education professionals by 2020. Surprisingly, Educational professionals have the highest possibilities so far, as it is set to continue to outgrow other professions by 2020. Demand for early childhood experts will increase by 27%, and special education teachers 21%.
What do you think?
Which other Professions do you think will be in huge demand by 202o that isn’t mentioned here? Please use the comment box to share your thoughts with us.