As per the current revolution, there are various trending technology courses available for individuals to embark their career towards future success. Additional courses give candidates a chance to hone their skills and gain more knowledge on a given platform.
COVID-19 pandemic has paved the way for several technological advancements or revolutions in the technology world. Several job profiles got outdated from the market, but many others have started to exponentially grow and is all set to rule the digital and technology world in the future.
Whether you are a final year graduate student or a working professional, it becomes absolutely necessary for you to take on these changes and tune yourself with the trending skills that are currently in demand to build a successful career.
We have listed below six trending technology courses you must learn in 2021 that will rule the tech world in the future.
1. Data Science
As it is clear from the word “Scientist”, the job role includes fetching data, constructing and maintaining data bases, cleaning and segregating data from various needs. It also includes working on data analysis and visualization.
According to a report, the job requirements for data science and analytics is projected to boom by 364,000 openings to 2,720,000 in 2020 (https://analyticsindiamag.com/why-a-career-in-data-science-should-be-your-prime-focus-in-2020/#:~:text=Demand%20For%20Data%20Science%20in%202020&text=According%20to%20a%20report%2C%20in,created%20by%20the%20year%202026.)
2. Cloud Computing
Cloud computing has surely changed the hiring pattern in the It market. It is clearly evident that companies will replace individuals with generic skills with those having knowledge and skills in cloud computing. With the increasing usage of cloud computing in various companies, the market size for cloud computing professionals will increase significantly.
According to a report, the cloud computing industry is at $2 billion in India and is likely to grow with a CAGR of 30%. By 2021, the cloud computing market in India is supposed to reach $4 billion (https://www.upgrad.com/blog/scope-of-cloud-computing/.)
3. Cyber Security
Cyber security jobs are steadily increasing in demand across various sectors (both private and government) as cyber threats are increasing. The total expense on cyber security related services and products is expected to rise by 12 to 15% by end of 2021. This increase has led to demand for candidates with cyber security certification.
Blockchain represents a significant transformation for various important industries like healthcare, insurance, real estate and many other giant industries.
By 2023, the worldwide expenses on blockchain solutions would be valued at almost 15.9 billion (https://101blockchains.com/demand-for-blockchain-skills/.)
5. AI and ML
Candidates who are keen in pursuing AI and ML can learn essential concepts and skills needed to develop effective AI systems, know the challenges posed by AI in the workplace and many other applicable functions, which will help candidates to secure a good position in various industries as an AI engineer, a machine learning engineer and many others.
According to a study done recently by Analytics India Magazine, it has been seen that open jobs for analytics professionals have the highest proportion at 33.7%, which is then followed by ML at 20.4% and cybersecurity at 15.4% (https://analyticsindiamag.com/ai-ml-remains-the-most-in-demand-tech-skill-post-covid/#:~:text=With%20businesses%20expected%20to%20automate,in%20the%20past%20few%20years.)