The most sought-after hard skills by recruiters and business for 2019

With the start of a new year, comes new possibilities and promises. Although many resolutions fly out of the window by the end of January, those looking for a new job – and who have specific and in-demand hard skills – will not find the 2019 job market quite as challenging. 

Having analysed data across the professional networking site, LinkedIn has released the hard skills recruiters and businesses will be fighting over this year.

Cloud Computing

Artificial Intelligence

Analytical Reasoning

People Management

UX Design

Mobile Application Development

Video Production

Sales Leadership


Audio Production

Natural Language Processing

Scientific Computing

Game Development

Social Media Marketing


Business Analysis


Digital Marketing

Industrial Design

Competitive Strategies

Customer Service Systems

Software Testing

Data Science

Computer Graphics

Corporate Communications