According to Career Junction latest statistics for July 2020, showing which jobs are currently in demand in South Africa.
In 2019 unemployment rate was sitting on 28.18% which is 5.29% less as compared to 2002. Between February and April 2020, the wave 1 Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey (CRAM) data shows that unemployed rate increased from 43% to 53% (13.7 million people to 16.5 million).
Despite high increase unemployment rate, there’s still demand for rare skill jobs including (Software development, business management, warehousing & logistics and manufacturing & assembly sector). We have seen from the past years demand for Information Technology professional is skyrocketing.
It is advisable to consider career in Information Technology. Not only looking into today demand but also looking into how Technology is making our lives easy. Fourth Industrial Revolution is no longer a dream meaning as soon South Africa engage fully into new technologies more people will lose their jobs. Choosing between Software Development, System Support, Security Specialist, Networking and App Development is an ideal opportunity.
You can tap into any of the mentioned above careers without going to college or study full time. The is still a debate going on, some people say new technologies are going to take their jobs, some say it technology is here to assist to make things easy and fast production. Check our course offering.