According to LinkedIn, Cloud computing, analytical reasoning and artificial intelligence were the most in-demand skills last year. Blockchain will be the most demanded task in 2020.
Working network LinkedIn analyzed user’s profiles to find out what professions and skills are most preferred among employers. Blockchain was the most demanded hard skill on labor market. Blockchain turned out to be something that companies want more and more.” You don’t have to be financial market expert, but if you’re familiar with blockchain, you have an advantage in the market,” LinkedIn stated in their regular report.
High-profile global companies such as IBM, Oracle, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, Amazon or American Express seek for the ability the most. Majority of them reside in the US, the UK, France, Germany or Australia.
The importance of blockchain has been outlined earlier, when there was a demand for people with the ability to create blockchain in 2018. Furthermore, blockchain is not the only representative of cryptocurrencies among the most demanded skills. The amount of cryptocurrency-connected jobs searched for on LinkedIn grew in a quarter from 2018 to 2019.