The Most Promising Jobs In 2017 Based On Linkedin Data

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Linkedin, the business and employment-oriented social networking service has recently released a list of the most promising jobs of 2017. This is according to their data gathered.

Method of Research

Linkedin was able to come up with this list based on their data, particularly focusing on strong job openings, year over year growth and jobs that has a high median salary. In summary, it appears that there is still a high demand for those who are in the field of health and medicine as well as those that are in the field of engineering and Information Technology.



The Most Promising Jobs of 2017

 

1. HOSPITALIST
Median Base Salary:$222,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):1,000+ (87%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 6.0
Top Skills:Healthcare Management, Inpatient Care, Electronic Medical Record, Patient Safety, Internal Medicine
2. PHARMACIST
Median Base Salary:$123,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):3,300+ (45%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 5.0
Top Skills:Medication Therapy Management,Community Pharmacy,Patient Counseling,Pharmacy Automation,Immunization
3. SALES ENGINEER
Median Base Salary:$80,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):3,000+ (159%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 6.0
Top Skills:Solution Selling, Sales Management, Project Engineering, Automation, Sales Engineering
4. SITE RELIABILITY ENGINEER
Median Base Salary:$140,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):300+ (93%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8.0
Top Skills:Linux, Python, Bash, Apache, Shell Scripting

5. PRODUCT MANAGER
Median Base Salary:$97,500
Job Openings (YoY Growth):3,000+ (11%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8.0
Top Skills:Product Development, Competitive Analysis, Product Launch, Cross-Functional Team Leadership, Marketing Strategy
6. FINANCIAL ANALYST
Median Base Salary:$64,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):2,500+ (27%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8.0
Top Skills:Accounting, Microsoft Excel, Financial Modeling, Variance Analysis,Forecasting
7. TECHNICAL PROGRAM MANAGER
Median Base Salary:$129,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):500+ (49%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8.0
Top Skills:Agile Methodologies, Software Project Management, Software Development Life Cycle, Scrum, Cloud Computing
8. PROGRAM MANAGER
Median Base Salary:$97,400
Job Openings (YoY Growth):2,300+ (17%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 7.0
Top Skills:Project Management, Project Portfolio Management, Project Delivery, Vendor Management, Business Process Improvement
9. DATA ENGINEER
Median Base Salary: $105,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):900+ (85%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8.0
Top Skills:Hadoop, Python, SQL, Big Data,Hive
10. SCRUM MASTER
Median Base Salary:$100,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):400+ (104%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8.0
Top Skills:Agile Methodologies, Software Project Management, Scrum, Requirements Analysis, SQL
11. SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Median Base Salary:$94,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):10,000+ (13%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 6.0
Top Skills:Java, C++, SQL, Linux, XML
12. CLINICAL NURSE
Median Base Salary:$75,700
Job Openings (YoY Growth):3,300+ (77%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 6.0
Top Skills:Patient Safety, Hospitals, Critical Care, Inpatient Care, Acute Care
13. PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
Median Base Salary:$104,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):2,800+ (37%)

Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 4.0
Top Skills:Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support, Electronic Medical Record, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine
14. BUSINESS ANALYST
Median Base Salary:$70,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):3,000+ (20%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8.0
Top Skills:Requirements Analysis, Business Requirements, Software Development Life Cycle, User Acceptance Testing,Visio
15. TAX MANAGER
Median Base Salary:$103,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):1,000+ (52%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 6.0
Top Skills:Income Tax, Corporate Tax, Tax Accounting, International Tax, Tax Advisory
16. DATA ARCHITECT
Median Base Salary:$122,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):500+ (26%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 6.0
Top Skills:Data warehousing, Data modeling, ETL (Extract, Transform, Load),Business Intelligence,Databases
17. ANESTHETIST
Median Base Salary:$156,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):400+ (148%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 4.0
Top Skills:Critical Care, Anesthesia, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Intensive Care, Hospitals
18. ANALYTICS MANAGER
Median Base Salary:$109,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):400+ (49%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 8.0
Top Skills:Data Analysis, SAS, Business Intelligence, Data Mining, Predictive Analytics

19. CUSTOMER SUCCESS MANAGER
Median Base Salary:$72,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):350+ (85%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 10.0
Top Skills:Account Management, CRM, Salesforce.com, SaaS, Enterprise Software

20. MEDICAL DIRECTOR
Median Base Salary:$230,000
Job Openings (YoY Growth):1000+ (3%)
Career Advancement Score (out of 10): 6.0
Top Skills:Medicine, Clinical Research, Healthcare Management, Healthcare Information Technology, Electronic Medical Record

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