Top 10 Emerging jobs in the Philippines 2020

12 March 2020 King Santos

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The top emerging jobs in the Philippines this year came about as more organizations started incorporating technology in their business and operating systems. It is not far from the data which was reported last 2019 which identified the following as the top 5 local emerging jobs: Data Scientist, Application Development Analyst, Back End Developer, Full Stack Engineer, and Sales Development Representative

The ongoing trend of turning digital has called for innovation among organizations but has affected the way businesses work as well. But this does not eradicate the need for socially building and sustaining relationships with clients and customers who engages with what the company offers.

In accord with what has been stated, it was these innovations that led to the emergence, and a huge demand for jobs that requires a hybrid of technical and managerial skills. The following are the Top 10 Emerging Jobs in the Philippines according to LinkedIn’s 2020 Emerging Jobs Report Philippines:



They are also considered the engineers of the future. The invention of robots has drastically changed people’s way of life and will continue to do so in years to come. The job of a robotics engineer is to use Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to make robots replicate some of the actions a human can do.

Fundamental Skills: Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Blue Prism, UiPath, Automation Anywhere, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)



Cybercrimes and data breaches are occurring worldwide and come as a serious concern for every organization. Cyber Security Specialists conduct various measures to secure the company’s computer networks and system. From developing security programs to monitoring possible threats, and implementing actions to undertake in case of a cyberattack.

Fundamental Skills: Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Information Security, Vulnerability Assessment, Network Security, Penetration Testing



Often confused with the customer service role, Customer Success Specialists sustains trust by working together with the customers to meet their needs and resolving issues to avoid a one-way transaction. The main goal of a Customer Success Specialist is to deliver a client to his or her success by offering great solutions.

Fundamental Skills:, Customer Retention, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Customer Experience, Account Management



Data Scientists have combined knowledge in computer and mathematics. Their primary role is to analyze business data to generate actionable insights. Data Scientists serves as an aid in important organizational decisions whether in sales, operations, or business strategies.

Fundamental Skills: Machine Learning, Data Analysis, Python (Programming Language), R, Data Visualization



Customers are always essential to generate sales and keep the business running. This is where the Sales Development Representatives come to need by connecting with as many leads as possible and offering the best products and services available to help clients make the most out of it.

Fundamental Skills: Lead Generation, Sales, Sales Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Setting Appointments



A Full Stack Developer or Engineer is one who has an interest in and is able to manipulate between different series of software technologies. Full Stack Developers help lessen the time and operational costs of the company while maintaining the smooth run of the systems.

Fundamental Skills: React.js, jQuery, Laravel, JavaScript, AngularJS



DevOps Engineers has an integrated set of skills for IT operations, development, and quality assurance. They possess deep knowledge in engineering combined with hands-on experience. A DevOps Engineer also works with a team for the creation, development, and deployment of software for the company.

Fundamental Skills: Ansible, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Jenkins, Docker Products, Kubernetes



Data Engineers build bridges towards the curiosity of data scientists by transforming data into formats that can be used. They are in charge of managing data workflows, pipelines, and ETL processes. Data Engineers can be classified into three categories: generalist, pipeline-centric, and database-centric depending on the type of company they are working for.

Fundamental Skills: Extract, Transform, Load (ETL), SQL, Data Modeling, Data Warehousing, Hadoop



In order to make a website more attractive and interactive, JavaScript developers are tasked with adding visual elements and programming how these elements behave. They work closely with front-end web developers to build and develop a website that would enhance user experience.

Fundamental Skills: React Native, React.js, Node.js, AngularJS, MongoDB



The use of Cloud tech services is continuously expanding and is expected to be utilized by 90% of organizations globally this year. This increases the demand for Cloud Engineers: IT professionals who can navigate the technical aspects of Cloud computing from the design, planning, management, maintenance, and support.

Fundamental Skills: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Cloud Computing, Virtualization, Linux System Administration, Linux


2020 is a great start to level up your career. Don’t miss out on exciting job opportunities! Find the most suitable work for you by scrolling through the Job Seekers section of our website.