Career Advice

Jobs that Will be in High Demand in 2020

Job Reactor 23 September, 2019

Are you choosing a career or thinking about changing jobs? If so, consider the following list of jobs that will be in high demand in 2020 and the following years. 

Computing, Maths and Analysis

Jobs that involve computing, mathematics and data analysis are set to be in high demand in 2020. Options include working as a computer programmer, software developer, healthcare analyst, IT analyst, information security analyst or programming. 


Engineering is probably one of the safest career bets there is. Jobs in this field are not only plentiful but also pay well. This will continue to be the case in 2020 and beyond. Even so, certain types of engineers will likely be in higher demand than others. Studying materials, robotics, nanotechnology and biochemicals is a good idea if you are interested in this field.

Sales and Marketing

Sales and marketing are fields that cannot be automated, which means that there will always be a demand for people who are good at pitching products and services to the public. However, future salespeople and marketers will be expected to have more specialised knowledge and training than they presently do. Mobile sales and marketing skills, in particular, are set to be in high demand.

Dog Walking

Dog walking naturally doesn't pay nearly as well as the above-mentioned career options. Even so, handling dogs right is an important skill that will continue to be in demand for the foreseeable future. People who are good with pets and enjoy being self-employed will find dog walking an ideal job opportunity.

There are many factors to consider when picking a career. Even so, job availability is one of the most important points to take into account. If you want to make sure you major will be worth the cost, consider the career options outlined above and choose a niche that is in line with your talents, capabilities and aspirations.