LinkedIn has released its 2020 Emerging Jobs Report for countries all over the world and has given its report for the top emerging jobs in India. Technical and high-level corporate jobs have unsurprisingly topped the list.

The report defined emerging jobs as those roles that have seen tremendous growth within a particular region. It further clarified that although there might not be a large number of individuals that currently hold this position, the emergence is characterized by the change in number of hires yearly.

Without further ado, here are the most important jobs that are going to be in demand in the coming decade

1. Blockchain Developer:

Blockchain developers develop and optimize blockchain protocols and design the architecture of blockchain systems. Blockchain developers help build products and services associated with technology, like contracts and apps.

  • Skills: Smart Contract, Node.js, Hyperledger, Solidity 
  • Top Industries: Information Technology & Services, Software, Internet, Financial Services, Hospital & Healthcare
  • Top Locations: New Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad
  • Average Salary: ₹3,40,000 (Low) to ₹10,91,000 (High)

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2. Artificial Intelligence Specialist:

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning have become synonymous with innovation in the digital age. AI specialists, which is also the top role in the US, equip machines to learn and perform efficiently. According to a PWC survey, AI has the potential to improve India’s economy and cybersecurity.

  • Skills: Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Tensor Flow, Python, Natural Language Processing
  • Top industries: Internet, Research, Software, Information Technology & Services, Education Management
  • Top locations: Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad
  • Average Salary: ₹10,00,000/yr (Approximately)

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3. JavaScript Developer:

JavaScript developers are responsible for a website’s programming, development and implementation, and may find themselves juggling a variety of programming duties that go into the creation of websites. JavaScript developers work with other front-end web developers who specialize in markup and styling.

  • Skills: AngularJS, Node.js, React.js, React Native, MongoDB
  • Top industries: Internet, Research, Software, Information Technology & Services, Education Management
  • Top locations: Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad
  • Average Salary: ₹9,99,000/yr (Low) to ₹13,34,000/yr (High)

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4. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Consultant:

Robotic Process Automation are software robots that enable automation of processes across businesses. A robotic process automation consultant chips in to educate businesses on the adoption of RPA across levels.

  • Skills: UIPath, Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, Process Automation, SQL
  • Top industries: Accounting, Management Consulting, Internet, Research, Software, Information Technology & Services
  • Top locations: Bangalore, Mumbai
  • Average Salary: ₹10,00,000/yr (Low) to ₹19,55,000/yr (High)

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5. Back-end Developer:

Backend developers implement the internal functioning on a web application. They are responsible for developing Application Programming Interface (APIs) along with testing the software systems.

  • Skills needed: Node.js, MongoDB, JavaScript, Django, MySQL
  • Top industries: E-learning, Internet, Research, Software, Information Technology & Services, Financial Services
  • Top locations: Mumbai, Bangalore, Gurgaon
  • Average Salary: ₹7,33,000/yr (Low), 8,78,000(Average) ₹11,86,000/yr (High)

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6. Growth Manager:

Growth Managers typically lie at the intersection of marketing and product development. They are focused on customer and user acquisition, activation, retention, and upsell. They report either directly to the CEO, Head of Product Management, or Head of Marketing. Here’s what you need to become one:

  • Skills: Business Development, Team Management, Growth Strategies, Market Research, Marketing Strategy, Digital Marketing
  • Top industries: Food & Beverages, Marketing, Advertising, Information Technology & Services, Financial Services
  • Top locations: Gurgaon, Bangalore, Noida
  • Average Salary: ₹3,40,000/yr (Low), ₹3,73,000/yr (High)

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7. Site Reliability Engineer:

Ben Traynor, VP of engineering at Google and founder of Google SRE, described the essence of SRE as work that was being done by operations teams. But using engineers who have software expertise and relying on the fact that these engineers are “inherently both predisposed to, and have the ability to, substitute automation for human labour.”

  • Skills: Amazon Web Services, Docker Products, Jenkins, Ansible, Kubernetes
  • Top industries: Telecom, Marketing, Advertising, Information Technology & Services, Financial Services, software, Internet
  • Top locations: Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad
  • Average Salary: ₹5,93,000/yr (Low), 16,42,000(Average) ₹24,33,000/yr (High)

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8. Customer Success Specialist

To make sure that customers of the service are satisfied, companies appoint a Customer Success Specialist, or Customer Success Manager, to look into the needs and problems faced by the customers. CSM bridges the gap between sales and support.

  • Skills needed: Customer Relationship Management, Team Management, Customer Retention, Account Management, Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Top industries: Marketing, Advertising, Information Technology & Services, Financial Services, software, Internet
  • Top Locations: Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi
  • Average Salary: ₹11,60,000/yr (Low), ₹12,24,000/yr (High)

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9. Full Stack Engineer

  • A full-stack developer is an engineer who can handle all the work of databases, servers, systems engineering, and clients. Depending on the project, what customers need may be a mobile stack, a Web stack, or a native application stack.
  • Skills needed: JavaScript, Node.js, AngularJS, React.js, MongoDB
  • Top industries: Marketing, Advertising, Information Technology & Services, Financial Services, software, Internet
  • Top locations: Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai
  • Average Salary: ₹6,32,000/yr (Approximately)

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10. Cybersecurity Specialist

The name gives away the core responsibilities of the job. Cybersecurity specialists help organizations keep their computer information and systems secure. They determine who requires access to which data, then plans, coordinates and implements information security programs.

  • Skills needed: Cybersecurity, Information Security, Network Security, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessment
  • Top industries: Computer and Network Security, Accounting, Information Technology & Services, Software, Management Consulting
  • Top locations: Bangalore, Mumbai, Gurgaon
  • Average Salary: ₹8,60,000/yr (Low), ₹12,20,000/yr (High)

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