Forbes.com – CareerBuilder’s Hottest Jobs Of 2016

Forbes.com – CareerBuilder’s Hottest Jobs Of 2016

If finding a new job in 2016 is among your New Year’s resolutions, new research from CareerBuilder could provide some guidance about where to start. In partnership with Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI), CareerBuilder compiled a list of the hottest in-demand jobs for 2016.  

Occupation Average Monthly Unique Job Postings Average Monthly Hires Gap Between Postings and Hires Job Growth 2010-2015 Total Employment in 2015 Median Hourly Earnings
Registered Nurses 296,631 97,549 199,082 171,097 2,776,836 $32.04
Software Developers, Applications 114,921 31,272 83,649 126,277 727,753 $45.92
Marketing Managers 91,630 8,447 83,183 23,692 193,619 $61.12
Sales Managers 70,558 17,750 52,808 35,399 370,648 $53.20
Medical and Health Services Managers 63,683 11,850 51,833 26,080 321,961 $44.62
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 69,636 18,568 51,068 36,640 381,001 $36.44
Industrial Engineers 55,264 7,985 47,279 25,426 244,225 $39.18
Computer Systems Analysts 71,555 24,703 46,852 87,023 556,922 $39.76
Web Developers 52,431 6,641 45,790 22,282 130,161 $30.52
Financial Managers 63,157 23,251 39,906 37,458 542,618 $55.44
Physical Therapists 49,712 10,001 39,711 27,473 210,377 $39.61
Pharmacists 44,738 13,202 31,536 14,591 296,530 $58.15
Accountants and Auditors 103,868 75,968 27,900 133,042 1,278,617 $31.70
Information Security Analysts 31,059 3,547 27,512 15,180 85,133 $42.74
Occupational Therapists 31,546 5,474 26,072 11,952 114,897 $37.89
Speech-Language Pathologists 27,789 5,379 22,410 9,641 128,692 $34.40
Computer and Information Systems Managers 35,758 14,001 21,758 42,942 347,810 $61.37
Mechanical Engineers 28,033 9,920 18,113 28,646 280,416 $39.93
Human Resources Managers 23,231 5,916 17,315 14,218 124,618 $49.41

Key takeaways from their analysis include the following:

  • 8 of the hottest 19 jobs for 2016 are engineering, software & web app development, and IT-related positions

  • 6 are in health care, 2 are finance-related fields, and 2 are in marketing and sales

  • The 19 hottest jobs of 2016 taken together as a group are generating an average monthly unique job listing volume of 1,325,200 jobs

  • Just 391,424 of the 1.3 million job postings monthly across the 16 hottest jobs for 2016 get filled in a given month.

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Source: Forbes, written by Louis Columbus