Rating of the most promising professions from Forbes
The world-renowned business magazine, considering the average hourly wage, the number of jobs and their increase over the past few years, ranked the four most promising IT professions in 2014. These are software developers (1st place), web developers (6th place), database administrators (8th place) and information security specialists (12th place). The second most popular, in their opinion, is the profession of analyst. Thus, the number of marketing analyst jobs (2nd place) has increased by 14% since 2010. The finance analyst took 4th place. The personal development and retraining trainer (3rd place), logistics specialist (7th place), event planning specialist (9th place) and translator (10th place) also took the place.
In addition, the magazine offers ten professions of the future. The first place is traditionally taken IT-specialists. Due to the general computer boom, more and more organizations are paying attention to the automation of their operations. Therefore, demand for IT services continues to grow at a rapid pace.
In the future, wide-ranging logistics will be popular, who will be able to coordinate procurement and warehousing. Already today, logisticians who know the specifics of the production process, customs legislation are appreciated. In addition, the requirements for applicants are quite high: compulsory knowledge of languages, higher education, work experience.
According to the source, ecologists were also included in the Top 10. And no wonder, in the future, they will have to save humanity from ozone holes, abnormal natural phenomena and the threat of global warming. In addition to profile education, environmentalists need to be equipped with knowledge of the legal framework, the ability to perform mathematical measurements and laboratory studies.
It is obvious that in the near future society will need even more specialists in the field of chemistry. The impetus for this will be the development of alternative sources of energy, and, therefore, the profession should be redefined.
Soon, there will be a glut in the market for goods and services. And then the situation will be saved by marketers. They are company strategists who run a system aimed at promoting products to the consumer, set prices, plan the range. Today, they are confidently occupying their niche in the professional environment, and most likely will feel profitable in the future.
The professions of the future are suggested to include Internet journalism. This is explained, first of all, by the properties of the World Wide Web, such as responsiveness and interactivity, as well as the relevance of the phenomenon of merging different media into one. Second, the number of people using the Internet as their main source of information is increasing every year.