Breaking News: Analytics related skills among LinkedIn ’25 Hottest Skills in Demand’!

Linked In stats1Global figures – 10/25 skills in demand require some knowledge of  statistical analytics / data analytics / Big Data

In a digital era of disruptive technologies, analytics and statistical skills surface as the key skillsets.

Professional networking website LinkedIn released this list of the The 25 Hottest Skills That Got People Hired in 2014” The LinkedIn Economic Graph also reveals that advanced STEM knowledge is a necessary requirement for most jobs today.

LinkedIn analysed various metrics like skills and experience of over 330 million member profiles, user behaviour, hiring and recruiting activity recruiter interest, skill categories, to find answers to questions like

“Who is getting hired and what are they doing?”

“25 Hottest Skills of 2014 on LinkedIn – Country-wise stats”

Linked In stats2

India figures – 15/25 Hottest skills in demand require some degree of statistical, analytical and Big Data skills !

Key Takeaways:

  • Data skills lead (hiring dominates the following spaces – data management, statistics, data analysis, cloud and distributed computing)
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) knowledge are the key drivers in most hiring scenarios
  • Marketing is increasingly techno-driven and digital

 

Must-reads:

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Disruptive Technologies

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Cloud Computing

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