Data science dominates LinkedIn’s emerging jobs ranking

Data science and related skills are driving emerging jobs growth, according to a report by LinkedIn. Data know-how is in demand and engineers of all stripes are following suit. LinkedIn’s emerging jobs analysis is based on all members with a public profile that has held a full-time position in the US in the last five years. LinkedIn then calculated the share of hiring and compound annual growth rate for reach occupation between 2015 and 2019.

Here’s a look at the top 5 emerging jobs. 1. Artificial intelligence specialist. LinkedIn data shows that hiring growth has grown 74% in the past four years. The job requires skills in machine learning, deep learning, TensorFlow, Python and natural language processing. Industries hiring include computer software, internet, IT, higher education and consumer electronics. Primers: What is AI? | What is machine learning? | What is deep learning? | What is artificial general intelligence?

Author: Larry Dignan

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