Future In-Demand Skills

Future In-Demand Skills

Proof Point

Corporate clients surveyed by Citi believe IT and STEM top in-demand skills in future, with human soft skills, such as creativity and constant re-learning, also valuable

Future In-Demand Skills

2016 (percentage of respondents)

Note: Data based on Citi Research’s survey of 238 institutional clients across different sectors

Proof Point Findings

  • Computer/IT and STEM Skills – 32% of respondents think that information technology skills are most important to have in future, followed by other STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills
  • Important Soft Skills – Soft skills, such as creativity (14%), as well as ability to re-learn (7%) also cited as important skills to develop in future
  • Key Drivers – Include accelerating pace of change in the business environment, job displacements brought about by technology advancements, increasing demand for specialized skills, and heightening company focus on innovation, analytics, and research and development

Market Disruption


Information Technology


Date Last Updated

May 26, 2017

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