Engineering Updates Q4 2015
Engineering is a sector that has been impacted very differently in comparison to other industries.
Whilst other industries are seeing cutbacks in certain areas, engineering is seeing advancements.
Due to the broad range of engineering positions available, engineering is always an industry where there is a high demand for workers. Culminated with the fact that the current engineering workforce is old, a skills gap and shortage is predicted which will make job demand even higher than current rates.
Thanks to the pursuit of advancement in automotive technology, sustainability, industrial automation, biotechnology, infrastructure, and oil and gas exploration, engineers will enjoy a robust career outlook for years to come, according to Kelly Services.
The demand is predicted to rise 11 per cent in the coming years, equating to approximately 240,000 new engineering positions. Luckily, its demand is irrespective of the current price drops in the oil and gas sectors, and although engineers related to the industry (such as chemical, civil and industrial) engineering covers a wide array of industries to work in.
Increased government investment in infrastructure and sustainable practices ensures demand remains high for work, particularly in the quickly evolving biomedical engineering field.
Biomedical engineering is predicted to grow the fastest and is set to experience at least 27 per cent growth. Mining and geological engineering are predicted to grow by 19 per cent.
Civil, mechanical, industrial, and electrical engineers, along with architectural and engineering managers are set to see the largest number of new jobs as we head into the second half of the year.
According to emirates 24/7, planning engineers, mechanical engineers, project engineers and design engineers are in demand in the current market in the UAE.
Some of the top Engineering positions available in the region include:
Job outlook: The world is steadily getting more concerned with environmental problems. Right now the job is expected to grow 15 per cent in the next decade, but the ever-growing attention to environment-oriented technologies means that this figure is likely to be even higher.
Job outlook: Biomedical engineers are the research elite of the medical profession. They develop new solutions in medical care and enjoy great respect and high salaries. Demand for biomedical engineers is expected to increase by 27 per cent in the next 10 years.
Job Outlook: The demand for software engineers has been ever increasing. And freelance software engineering opportunities are aplenty in the market.
Virtually all businesses want to have a website and app of their own. Add to that the ever present demand for desktop applications, and the future of software engineers looks very bright.
There are certainly positions available in the coming term it is a matter of getting your CV in the right place.
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