Top emerging jobs of 2020 according to Linkedin

Recently Linkedin releases its third annual Linkedin U.S Emerging Jobs Report, The report shows a trending job profile in the year 2020. Using their big data and analytics LinkedIn identify these top 15 jobs that have emerged over the last five years along with their skills and the industries and cities hiring this emerging workforce

According to report “ Artificial intelligence and data science roles continue to proliferate across nearly every industry. Robotics, an emerging sector of the $1.2 trillion artificial intelligence industry has also made its first appearance in this report. Blockchain Developer didn’t return, which may not come as a surprise given the rapid the decline in popularity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.”

Here are the top 15 emerging jobs of 2020, what they pay and where most jobs are, according to LinkedIn.

15. Product owner

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 24%

Average pay: $100,000 per year

Where the jobs are: New York, Boston, San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, Atlanta

Top industries hiring for this role: Information technology and services, financial services, computer software, insurance, hospitals and health care

14. JavaScript developer

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 25%

Average pay: $83,000 per year

Where the jobs are: New York, San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Boston, Washington, D.C.

Top industries hiring for this role: Computer software, information technology and services, internet, financial services, marketing and advertising

13. Cloud engineer

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 27%

Average pay: $100,000 per year

Where the jobs are: San Francisco Bay Area, Washington, D.C., New York, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago

Top industries hiring for this role: Information technology and services, computer software, financial services, internet, telecommunications

12. Chief revenue officer

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 28%

Average pay: $330,000 per year

Where the jobs are: New York, San Francisco Bay Area, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago

Top industries hiring for this role: Computer software, information technology and services, marketing and advertising, internet, financial services

11. Back end developer

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 30%

Average pay: $88,000 per year

Where the jobs are: San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Seattle

Top industries hiring for this role: Computer software, internet, information technology and services, marketing and advertising, financial services

10. Cybersecurity specialist

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 30%

Average pay: $103,000 per year

Where the jobs are: Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, Denver

Top industries hiring for this role: Information technology and services, defense and space, computer network and security, management consulting, financial services

9. Behavioral health technician

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 32%

Average pay: $33,000 per year

Where the jobs are: Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, San Francisco Bay Area, Phoenix, Seattle

Top industries hiring for this role: Mental health care, hospital and health care, individual and family services, education management, health, wellness and fitness

8. Data engineer

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 33%

Average pay: $100,000 per year

Where the jobs are: San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Seattle, Boston, Chicago

Top industries hiring for this role: Information technology and services, internet, computer software, financial services, hospital and health care

7. Sales development representative

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 34%

Average pay: $60,000 per year

Where the jobs are: San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Boston, Chicago, Austin

Top industries hiring for this role: Computer software, internet, information technology and services, marketing and advertising, computer and network security

6. Customer success specialist

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 34%

Average pay: $90,000 per year

Where the jobs are: San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Boston, Chicago, Washington, D.C.

Top industries hiring for this role: Computer software, internet, information technology and services, marketing and advertising, financial services

5. Site reliability engineer

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 34%

Average pay: $130,000 per year

Where the jobs are: San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Seattle, Boston, Washington, D.C.

Top industries hiring for this role: Internet, computer software, information technology and services, financial services, consumer electronics

4. Full stack engineer

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 35%

Average pay: $82,000 per year

Where the jobs are: San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Washington, D.C.

Top industries hiring for this role: Computer software, information technology and services, internet, financial services, higher education

3. Data scientist

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 37%

Average pay: $143,000 per year

Where the jobs are: San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, Boston

Top industries hiring for this role: Information technology and services, computer software, internet, financial services, higher education

2. Robotics engineer

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 40%

Average pay: $85,000 per year

Where the jobs are: San Francisco Bay Area, Atlanta, New York, Washington, D.C., Boston

Top industries hiring for this role: Information technology and services, industrial automation, computer software, financial services, automotive

1. Artificial intelligence specialist

Average annual growth rate since 2015: 74%

Average pay: $136,000 per year

Where the jobs are: San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Boston, Seattle, Los Angeles

Top industries hiring for this role: Computer software, internet, information technology and services, higher education, consumer electronics

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