1. Data analysts will be in demand.
Greater demand for data analysts because they will need help making sense of all of the data generated by technological disruptions.
2. Computer and mathematical jobs as a whole will also continue to get a boost.
These occupations include computer programmers, software developers, information security analysts, and more.
3. Architects and engineering jobs will remain stable.
By 2020, 2 million jobs will be created worldwide that fall under computer and mathematical and architecture and engineering related fields.
4. More specialized sales people will also be needed.
For example, as content is increasingly consumed on mobile, a digital media company would want to hire sales people who are knowledgeable with the ins and outs of mobile advertising.
5. Senior managers will be needed in industries across the board to lead companies through periods of transformations.
Industries that will need these new type of senior managers include media, entertainment, and information, according to the report.
6. Product designers aren’t going anywhere.
This will occur because while a lot of monotonous jobs can be automated, creative jobs still require a human.
7. Human resources and organizational development specialists will also be needed to help re-skill workers.
Development specialists and human resource professionals will be needed not only for hiring in a competitive market, but they will also be needed to help employees develop new skill sets.
8. Demand for regulatory and government relations experts will continue to increase as companies embrace new technologies.
For example, as traditional automakers and tech companies both develop driver-less cars, they are also hiring people to understand the relevant laws and to work with government regulators in figuring out the best way to implement the technology.