The 25 Most In-Demand Job Skills in 2018 – LinkedIn report

94% of recruiters actively use LinkedIn to interview and select candidates. Linked-in looks at the most wanted job postings on its platform. The list is different from Gig economy – most in demand freelancing jobs published by UpWork for 20 Fastest growing Freelance skills in Q3, 2018.

Cloud and Distributed Computing Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Platform Engineer: $104,000

  • Cloud Architect: $142,000

Statistical Analysis and Data Mining Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Business Analyst: $70,000

  • Data Analyst: $65,000

  • Statistician: $80,000

Middleware and Integration Software Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • IT Manager: $98,000

  • Systems Integration Engineer: $91,000

Web Architecture and Development Framework Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Web Developer: $88,000

  • Full Stack Engineer: $116,000

User Interface Design Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • UX Designer: $97,000

  • UI Designer: $82,000

Software Revision Control Systems Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Software Programmer: $104,000

Data Presentation Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Graphic Designer: $48,000

  • Data Scientist: $121,000

SEO/SEM Marketing Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • SEO Analyst: $53,000

  • SEM Manager: $68,000

Mobile Development Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Mobile Engineer: $103,000

  • Mobile Application Developer: $91,000

Network and Information Security Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Information Security Specialist: $86,000

  • Cyber Security Specialist: $58,000

Marketing Campaign Management Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Online Marketing Manager: $71,000

  • Digital Marketing Specialist: $67,000

Data Engineering and Data Warehousing Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Software Engineer: $104,000

  • Database Developer: $86,000

Storage Systems and Management Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Database Administrator: $77,000

  • System Administrator: $73,000

Electronic and Electrical Engineering Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Electrical Engineer: $83,000

  • Electronic Engineer: $85,000

Algorithm Design Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Lead Software Engineer: $129,000

  • Lead Developer: $104,000

Perl, Python, and Ruby Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Perl Developer: $81,000

  • Python Developer: $92,000

Shell Scripting Languages Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • System Engineer: $84,000

  • Java Developer: $72,000

Mac, Linux, and Unix Systems

Jobs in this field:

  • Linux System Administrator: $73,000

  • Unix Administrator: $79,000

Java Development Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Senior Java Developer: $87,000

Business Intelligence Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Business Intelligence Analyst: $80,000

  • Forecast Analyst: $60,000

Software QA and User Testing Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • User Experience Engineer: $138,000

  • Software Test Engineer: $82,000

Virtualization Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Network Engineer: $77,000

  • Network Administration: $61,000

Automotive Services, Parts and Design Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Industrial Designer: $60,000

Economics Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Business Development Manager: $74,000

  • Research Analyst: $66,000

Database Management and Software Skills

Jobs in this field:

  • Database Specialist: $74,000

  • Database Administrator: $77,000

The article was originally written by Larry Kim for INC

Written by Hisham Sarwar

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That is all you ever need to know about me but let me warn you, freelancing for me is a journey, certainly not a destination :)