LinkedIn’s Latest: Here Are the Top 5 Fastest-Growing Jobs in Singapore 2023

January 28, 2023

LinkedIn’s Latest: Here Are the Top 5 Fastest-Growing Jobs in Singapore 2023

Looking to Boost Your Salary? Check Out These Fastest-Growing Jobs in Singapore for 2023


LinkedIn has just released its latest report on the fastest-growing jobs in Singapore for 2023. According to the report, these are the top 10 jobs that will see the highest growth in the next five years:

The report is based on data from LinkedIn’s member base in Singapore. It takes into account factors such as job openings, hiring rates, and salaries.

Do any of the jobs on the list match your skills and experience? If so, it might be time to start considering a career change!

Introduction to LinkedIn’s Latest Report

LinkedIn has just released their latest report on the fastest-growing jobs in Singapore for 2023. And as always, the results are highly insightful.

This time, LinkedIn analyzed the data of more than half a million Singaporean professionals to come up with their top 10 list. The roles that made the cut are varied, ranging from healthcare to technology to business and finance. So whatever your skillset and background may be, there’s most likely a growing job market for you in Singapore.

Of course, it’s important to note that these jobs may not be the same in five years’ time. The landscape of the workforce is always changing, so it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and skills required for these roles. But LinkedIn’s report is a great starting point for your job search in 2023.

Top 5 Fastest-Growing Jobs in Singapore 2023:

LinkedIn has released its list of the top 10 fastest-growing jobs in Singapore for 2023. And according to their data, these are the roles that will see the most growth over the next few years:

Data Scientist

Data Scientist uses data to understand and explain the phenomena around them, and help organizations make better decisions. Most common industries: Professional services, technology and media, manufacturing

Qualification and skills to consider: To be a data scientist, you’ll need to be able to gather and analyze data, then present your findings. This includes technical skills such as programming, manipulating databases, advanced mathematics, and data visualization which you can acquire through a Graduate Diploma in AI and Data Science or a  Graduate Diploma In Business Analytics & Data Storytelling

Cybersecurity consultants

Cyber Security Specialist identify and solve security issues within an IT infrastructure, by conducting penetration tests and implementing effective solutions.

Qualification and skills to consider: Information security, vulnerability assessment, penetration testing which you can acquired through a Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security or upgrade to a Masters in Cyber Security awarded by University of West London in under 10 months part-time

Artificial intelligence engineers

AI Specialist use technical tools to build and implement artificial intelligence solutions, in which machines, computers or robots are capable of imitating human functions.

Qualification and skills to consider: Computer Vision, PyTorch, Deep Learning and other skills that you can acquire through a 6 months Part-time Graduate Diploma in Artificial intelligence and Data Science awarded by Aventis in collaboration with AI Singapore.

Healthcare and Counselling assistants

Healthcare assistant provide caregiving for patients in hospitals and nursing homes.

Qualification and skills to consider: Healthcare, Nursing, Counselling and psychotherapy which you can acquired through Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy or a Masters in Psychology  awarded by London Metropolitan University in Singapore which you can completed in just 12 months part time. 

Green and ESG Jobs

Sustainability is a megatrend offering new opportunities and jobs for the accountancy sector. This study found three key trends in sustainability that will expand the current job roles and skills required for accountancy and finance professionals. ESG jobs demand up 257% in the last 3 years This comes as climate change becomes included in most agendas of businesses. (

Qualification and skills to consider: Decarbonisation management, sustainability reporting, green finance which you can acquire through a Graduate Diploma In Business Sustainability & Environment, Social And Governance or enjoy up to 70% Funding from IBF funded courses like  2 Day Effective Guide To Sustainability Reporting Course

What Is Driving the Growth of These Jobs?

LinkedIn analyzed tens of millions of data points to come up with a list of the top 10 jobs in Singapore that will experience the fastest growth over the next five years.

What’s interesting is that many of these jobs don’t require a university degree. In fact, the only position on the list that does is data scientist. So what’s driving this growth?

It’s likely a combination of factors. First, Singapore’s economy is booming, and businesses are looking for talented workers to fill positions. Second, Singapore is a very multi-cultural country, and businesses are starting to see the value in hiring employees from diverse backgrounds. Finally, technology is changing rapidly, and businesses need workers who are comfortable with change and can keep up with the latest trends.

Skills Needed for the Fastest-Growing Jobs

If you want to take advantage of the fastest-growing jobs in Singapore 2023, you’ll need to make sure that you have the right skills. Whether it’s a technical or soft skill, having the right skill set is going to give any job applicant an edge.

Let’s take a look at some of them. For example, if you’re looking for a career in Data Science & Analytics, it’s important to have strong mathematics, programming and analytics skills. If you’re looking for a career in Cloud Computing & Network Engineering, then having knowledge of cloud services, cybersecurity and network protocols will be incredibly helpful.

On the other hand, if you’re interested in a role that focuses on Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning (ML), then having knowledge and experience in software development and programming languages such as Python are going to be immensely valuable.

Having the right skillsets and experience is going to help any job applicant stand out from the crowd. So do your research and figure out which skills are necessary for your dream job!

Job Outlook for Each Job in the Future

Overall demand for workers remains strong with workers transitioning to other jobs within and across the industry,” she added.

“Tech jobs don’t just serve the tech sector but are also in demand in other sectors as they continue to invest in digital transformation.”

One of the great things about these jobs is that there’s a huge potential for them to grow in Singapore in the future. According to LinkedIn’s report, “in 2023, each of these jobs is projected to add an additional 7,400 new roles or more, making them among the fastest-growing jobs in Singapore.”

The demand for these types of roles will undoubtedly grow over time as technology advances, and there are a few that are especially promising: web developers and software engineers seeing the highest increases in demand with 18 percent more job postings expected by 2023. Social media managers and digital marketers will also see higher growth rates of 17 percent due to higher demand for digital ad campaigns.

It’s definitely worth considering taking up one of these roles if you’re looking for a career that’s likely to be in high demand for years to come. Doing research into the industries and skillsets required for each job can give you a better idea of what opportunities may be available.

Tips on How to Get a Job in These Areas

So, now that you know what the top 10 fastest-growing jobs in Singapore are for 2023, you may be wondering how to get one. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when looking for work in any of these areas:

Gain skills: Identify what skills are in demand for each role, and dig into LinkedIn Learning courses to gain those skills (clicking on a skill will bring you directly to a relevant course).

Identify your values: Dig into insights around remote job availability, hiring and more under each role to help you figure out your non-negotiables when looking for new opportunities. 

Set goals: Looking to make a change in your career? Explore additional insights around the years of experience required for these growing fields and top job transitions into each role to envision a path forward and create goals.

Take action: Check out current job openings for each role that you can apply to, as well as people you may know (i.e. your first, second and third degree connections) in each role.

Networking is essential: Building relationships with professionals in your desired field can help you land a job. Reach out to alumni from your university and organizations, get introduced to people already working in the industry, attend networking events, and join professional associations.

Get relevant certifications or qualifications: Investing in yourself by getting certifications and/or qualifications related to the job can make you more attractive to employers.

Be flexible with location and salary: You may need to be prepared for relocating for the role or taking fewer benefits than you wanted initially. Of course, this does depend on what is available within each position but being open minded will increase your chances of success.

Showcase your project portfolio: Employers want to see what projects you have worked on previously and the results they yielded. Have a collection of projects showcasing problem solving skills along with their results ready!

With these tips in mind, you’ll be on your way towards securing one of those fast growing jobs!


LinkedIn’s research is a good indicator of where the jobs market is heading. If you’re looking to stay ahead of the curve, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with these roles and start preparing yourself for them now.

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