LinkedIn: Blockchain Technical Skills In Demand for 2020

What’s the highest-demand skill for 2020? Blockchain, says LinkedIn in a recent article. Blockchain technical skills didn’t even make the top 10 list last year, LinkedIn says.

Here’s the list of most in-demand skills:

  • Blockchain
  • Cloud computing
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Artificial intelligence
  • UX design
  • Business analysis
  • Affiliate marketing
  • Sales
  • Scientific computing
  • Video production

LinkedIn also listed the top five soft skills:

  1. Creativity
  2. Persuasion
  3. Collaboration
  4. Adaptability
  5. Emotional intelligence

LinkedIn says blockchain has become a line of business for huge corporations such as IBM, Oracle, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, Amazon and American Express. Blockchain is now being used in shipping, health care, farming, food safety, entertainment and gaming.

LinkedIn’s methodology for determining in-demand skills was based on people getting hired for high-paying jobs. The skills were extracted from their LinkedIn profiles. Cities with 100,000 LinkedIn members were included in the evaluation.

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