Top-pick Skills for the Future
IBM Institute of Business Value (2019)
More than 120 million workers in the world’s 12 largest economies may need to be retrained/ reskilled in the next 3 years as a result of intelligent/ AI-enabled automation.
Hays Global Skills Index (2019/20)
48% of businesses are facing a serious problem in matching available talent with unfilled jobs.
World Economic Forum (2020), Jobs of Tomorrow
Tech Disruptive Skills are those that allow individuals to use and design technologies that are set to impact business models and the labour market in significant ways over the coming years. These include Data Science, Natural Language Processing, Automation, Robotics, Cloud Computing and Cybersecurity.
Labour and Welfare Bureau, HKSAR Government (2019)
The manpower requirements in the software publishing and information technology related services industry were projected to increase at an average annual rate of 2.5%* from 2017 to 2027, way ahead of many other industries.
* The figure was compiled for use in the medium term projection. Potential short-term year-to-year fluctuations were not considered.