Revealed: UAE’s Top 5 fastest growing job roles and their salaries

If you're considering giving a boost to your career in the New Year, this list is for you. These job roles were the fastest growing last month with the average salary that one can expect in the UAE. If you aren’t in one of these fast growing sectors and yours isn’t fairing as well, it’s perhaps time to make a switch now.

According to job portal Bayt.com, the below sectors are creating more new jobs in the market as compared to other sectors that the website monitors.

#1 Accounting/banking/finance

This sector has created the maximum number of jobs in the past month. The jobs website reckons that 8,661 new professionals were added in this sector and the average salary is around Dh11,966 ($3,258).

#2 Engineering

With ever increasing construction activity in the country and projects being announced each week, it is only natural that demand for engineers will also go up.

This particular area of expertise saw many jobs being added last month after those in finance. A good 7,137 new professionals were added to the market and Bayt.com figures show that the average salary for engineers in the country is Dh13,277 ($3,615).

#3 Management

Management is another area where more professional are being added. It came third on Bayt’s list with 6,847 new positions being added with an average salary of Dh20,796 ($5,662).

#4 Sales

This is another area which job seekers can look at as this sector is adding a decent number of jobs to the market. Just last month, 5,912 new professionals were added with an average salary of Dh10,846 ($2,953) that one can expect.

#5 Technology/IT

Demand for those in technology and IT is also going up. Tech based roles saw an increase in the UAE with Bayt figures showing that 4,627 new professionals were added last month. The average salary in this sector is Dh13,586 ($3,699).

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