Careers In Demand for 2018

It’s astounding how quickly careers that are in hot demand change. The changes occur alongside the fast development of technology and innovation. If you like to keep your career aspirations current, it is a good idea to see what careers and businesses are in demand in the future. You can then adapt your current skills so that you are a valuable commodity within the workplace.

This article will look at career options tipped to be in demand for 2018.


There is a huge shortfall of engineers, which can partly be attributed to the lack of interest children acquire in the sciences, maths, and design subjects at school. Engineering is the driving force in the economy for new innovation and technology. Engineering is now commonplace in the healthcare industry, too, as more and more medical engineers are employed to develop sophisticated diagnostic and treatment technology. If you are scientifically minded, engineering will certainly be a career option with staying power and diversity.

Software Developers

With technology changing so rapidly and playing such a major part in our lives, developers are in huge demand. Developers write the code in order to develop new software to support systems. Coding can be learned in the form of home learning so that skills can be updated without having to resign from your current role.


There are a huge number of registered nurse vacancies needing to be filled. Better healthcare has now created an aging society with the accompanying healthcare requirements. Nursing offers lots of opportunities to diversify when qualified, so it is easy to find an area to work that is of interest.

Occupational Therapist

There is a growing demand for skilled occupational therapists who can make a meaningful difference in patients’ lives. From recent graduates to experienced therapists, opportunities are available to suit your career goals. So, if you’re looking for an occupational therapy position, exploring job listings in your desired location and setting is essential


Teachers are in demand, especially teachers who are qualified in maths and science. Many different training options are now available to gain teacher status, many of which are flexible enough to undertake when working in a school.

Fitness trainers

An aging population has focused on the importance of staying fit and healthy for longer. Many people are hiring the expertise of fitness trainers in order to develop personal programs and help people to stick to them. The role can be potentially lucrative if you build an excellent reputation.

Skin Specialists

Similar to keeping fit, more and more people are taking care of their appearance. Skincare specialists are trained in laser technology for skin rejuvenation and hair removal, anti-aging treatments, Botox, and fillers. Suitably qualified aestheticians are in high demand within beauty salons, spas, and clinics and can attract high salaries.

Independent financial advisers

Many people are now opting to invest their money into stocks, shares, and financial trading platforms due to higher returns rather than putting their money into savings accounts. To do this effectively, expert advice is sought from independent financial advisers. Financial advisers can also give advice on mortgages, loans, insurance, and bank accounts.

These are just a small snapshot of careers that are currently in demand. All areas of IT remain an in-demand skill set as technology is changing so rapidly. It is surprising that in uncertain times, health and beauty careers remain in a buoyant market for 2018 and ahead.




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Hi, I'm Dale. Some of the things I like to do are box, lift weights, and spend time with my beautiful wife Crystal. I also enjoy watching shows on Netflix or playing video games with my son when I can find some free time.

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