LinkedIn analyzed skills listed by its members from the Asia Pacific region over the last five years to identify the top 10 rising skills. The report found blockchain is the fastest growing skill in Singapore and among the top three in China, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Vietnam. The full report by Linkedin is here.
The workers with these skills often fill the roles of blockchain developers, chief technology officers (CTO), and consultants. Apart from blockchain, the other top 10 rising skills in the region are artificial intelligence (AI), frontend web development, human-centered design, robotic process automation (RPA), workflow automation, social media marketing, compliance, continuous integration, and gesture recognition technology.
The demand for workers with these skills is three times that of the overall talent base on LinkedIn.