Job Seeker? Check Out The 3 Most In-Demand Jobs In SA

Are you looking for a career that pays and is in demand? Check out the three most in-demand industries you should be in.
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2017-01-19
Are you just leaving school or in the process of looking for another job? CareerJunction released their trending careers for December 2016, which indicates the current, most in-demand jobs, and how much they pay. Demand for jobs in the finance and IT industries increased between 5% and 15%. The construction, motor, and telecoms industries took a hard hit with a decline of jobs and job activity of between 59% and 63%. Increased demand and popularity in the finance and IT industries can be attributed to the ever-increasing online job market, as more and more online platforms emerge.
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Check Out The Three Most In-Demand Jobs For 2017

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1. IT Project Administration / Management

Average salary offerings for a skilled level position:
  • Gauteng: R39 074 to R47 656 per month
  • Western Cape: R34 247 to R47 050 per month

2. Nursing / Professional Care Giving

Average salary offerings for a skilled level position:
  • Gauteng: R19 668 to R24 473 per month
  • Western Cape: R17 980 to R24 143 per month
  • Kwa-Zulu Natal: R19 455 to R24 600 per month

3. Business Analysis

Average salary offerings for a skilled level position:
  • Gauteng: R40 841 to R48 107 per month
  • Western Cape: R36 730 to R47 093 per month
  • Kwa-Zulu Natal: R28 131 to R35 143 per month
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The Below Skills Are Most Sought Out By South African Employers

  1. Software Development (Information Technology) -  C# and .Net skills are still the most in demand in the IT industry.
  2. Sales Consulting/Representatives - Vacancies for sales staff are often one of the most applied for job applications.
  3. Department/Middle Management - Careers such as Operations Managers, Production Managers, Finance Managers, Sales Managers, and General Managers are in high demand and have great career prospects for all potential job seekers.