10 Hottest Jobs with Great Potential, from 2010 – 2020. US Market (as well as Malaysia Market)
Q : Why do I need to study hard now ?
A: For the prime purpose of securing a good job in future. To be able to take good care of my parents in their old age, as well as my future family, hence I need to earn a decent income.
Q : What are those jobs that pays well and in high demand?
A: Here are the top 10 list of jobs with greatest potential, from year 2010 to 2020.
1. Software developer (System software, application software)
Companies are competing to capture a greater market share. They need technologies which will create new revenue streams, innovations and leverage on mobile technologies and social media networks.
Opportunity : from 2010 – 2012, 70,872 jobs added, a growth of 7%
270,900 jobs outlook by 2020, a growth of 30%
Yearly salary : approx RM 271,630
Qualification : A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
2. Accountants and auditors
Every company needs an accountant, from analysing data, prepare and examine financial records to tracking and finding missing funds, trace fraudulent activities, ensure taxes are paid properly and on time, they also set new standards in a company that meets stricter regulation requirements, especially after the European debt crisis.
Opportunity : from 2010 – 2012, 37,123 jobs added, a growth of 3%
190,700 jobs outlook by 2020, a growth of 16%
Yearly salary : approx RM 185,200
Qualification : A bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
3. Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
Companies and big corporation invest a substantial amount of money in market research. They need to understand consumer requirements. Market research analysts does this job of analysing market situation to determine the saleable potential of a product or service. They help companies understand what people wants, what product can sell and at what price.
Opportunity : from 2010 – 2012, 31,335 jobs added, a growth of 10%
116,600 jobs outlook by 2020, a growth of 41%
Yearly salary : approx RM 181,860
Qualification : A bachelor’s degree. Strong mathematics and analytical skills required.
reference : http://www.bls.gov