Trending jobs and what to study?

Everyone is asking themselves the same questions before going to the university. Which course to choose? We like x,y,z but will this allow us to pay bills and fulfill our dreams of having a sports car or going on long and exotic holiday each year? It is best to find out the job opportunities as well as potential salary before making the choice that could impact our entire career. Here are a few ideas that might help making up your mind.

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IT SECTOR

Software Developer

These professionals are the brains behind your Candy Crush obsession and Android phone dependency. They might be applications developers, who design computer software, databases and games, or they could be systems-focused developers, who are responsible for building operating systems. Growth for both types of IT professionals should balloon in the years to come.

Web Developer

Web developers are responsible for the sleek fonts and clean layout you love on your favourite websites. It is considered to be one of the fastest-growing jobs this decade and is predicted employment should swell at a rate of about 20 percent by 2022.

Computer Systems Analyst

To excel in this job, you need to be both goal-focused and process-oriented. Computer systems analysts must understand computer hardware, software and networks and how they work together, so they can make recommendations to organizations for the best operations systems to use. 24.5 percent employment growth is predicted for this job by 2022.

MARKETING

Marketing Manager

Sending the right message about a product can take the item from a shelf-warmer to a must-have sensation rapidly. That’s what effective marketing managers do – highlight what’s fresh and relevant about a commodity to entice consumers

Events Manager

We are constantly attending parties, weddings, company events. This trend won’t change and people will always need to organise events on smaller or large scale. If you’d like to try a degree in events management you need to be organised and be able to communicate with people on all levels and most importantly you need to like late nights!

FINANCE

Accountant

Were you the kid who always made straight A’s in math? A career full of audits, taxes and accounts receivable might await you. More than 166,000 new openings will be created in this field from now to 2022.

Financial Advisor

Who doesn’t need help digging through the red tape and legalese of investments, taxes and insurance? Very few, which is why 27 percent employment growth is anticipated for personal financial advisors over the next few years. This occupation ranks high thanks to low unemployment numbers and an above-average work-life balance.