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10 most popular new job titles

After examining 259 million LinkedIn member profiles, here are the top 10 most popular new job titles that didn’t exist 5 years before. Technology and Fitness are the biggest drivers for these fascinating changes.

  1. The IOS Developer: The demand for an IOS Developer has increased from 89 in 2008 to 12K in 2013, a growth of over 142X in 5 years.
  2. The Android Developer: The demand for an Android Developer has increased from 53 in 2008 to 10K in 2013, a growth of over 199X in 5 years.
  3. The Zumba Instructor: That’s a new one! 396X growth in this position in 5 years.
  4. The Social Media Intern: With LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest and Google Plus on the rise, there’s no doubt about the demand of the Social Media Intern position which has seen a 174X increase in demand in the last 5 years.
  5. The Data Scientist: Our digital lives have created an overwhelming flood of information. In the last 5 years, Data Scientists have come to the rescue by trying to make sense of it all. The Data Scientist job position has grown from 142 in 2008 to 4K in 2013, a growth of about 30X in 5 years.
  6. The UI/ UX Designer: Apps are all the rage these days and the UI/ UX Designers make technology pleasant, interactive and intuitive. It’s no wonder that their demand has seen a 22X increase in just 5 years.
  7. The Big Data Architect: Although the concept of Big Data has been around for 2 decades, it took off in 2008. The Big Data Architect position has seen a whopping 3,440X growth in the past 5 years. Wow! Amazing, isn’t it?
  8. The Beachbody Coach: Who doesn’t want to look and feel their best? The Beachbody Coach position who are also distributors of fitness products by Beachbody, LLC has seen a 3,360X growth.
  9. The Cloud Services Specialist: Salesforce and Amazon were the pioneers in the Cloud industry in the early 2000s. Since then, numerous companies are offering cloud based services and products, leading to a 17X growth in this position in 5 years.
  10. The Digital Marketing Specialist: Social Media and Digital Marketing have become significant facets of most businesses (and we’re pretty glad about it!) The Digital Marketing Specialist position has seen a 17X growth in just 5 years.

Your Turn: What are some of the new positions and job titles you’ve discovered?


10 most popular new job titles

Source: LinkedIn Talent

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Author: Shilpi Agarwal Shilpi is a Social Data Evangelist + Analytical Nerd + Design Junkie. She leads Social Strategi, a Social Media Agency with data intelligence chops that harnesses the power of social data intelligence to strategize and execute paid media campaigns on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google. She’s also a Speaker, Podcast Host and Startup Mentor who believes Social (Media + Data + Good) = Growth.