Top 10 most in-demand hard and soft skills of 2019

View of the RATP Metro Line 13 control room in Malakoff, near Paris taken on September 12, 2018. 


JOHANNESBURG - IT-related skills remain the most sought after skills in South Africa and globally in 2019.

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Business and employment-oriented service Linkedin released data which shows the hard and soft skills companies are working hardest to fill right now. 

According to the company the results were determined by looking at skills that are in high demand relative to their supply. Only cities with 100,000 LinkedIn members were included.

Five most in-demand hard skills

1. Cloud Computing

2. Artificial Intelligence

3. Analytical Reasoning

4. People Management

5. UX Design

Five most in-demand soft skills

1. Creativity

2. Persuasion

3. Collaboration

4. Adaptability

5. Time Management


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