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Udemy Announces the Top 10 Trending Skills for 2020

  • India ranked 2nd among 20 countries learning popular tech skills in 2020

Udemy, the largest global marketplace for learning and teaching online with nearly 5 million learners in India, has announced its top 10 trending skills in India. This list has been compiled based on the skills with the highest rank change since 2016 and anticipated continued growth through 2020.

According to the Infographic report, India ranks 2nd among the top 20 countries learning popular tech skills. People opting to learn on their mobile phones has increased by 105% in India since last year as compared to 59% globally. People who learn on their desktop have increased by 45% in India compared to 41% globally.

Irwin Anand, MD, Udemy India, said, “The rapidly changing workplace has made acquiring new skills more important than ever and the key is to figure out what future skills our workforce will require to stay relevant. With millions of learners and thousands of corporate customers on the Udemy platform, every year we are able to showcase the top 10 trending skills globally to help everyone make informed choices and keep up to speed.

Top 10 skills that grew in popularity 2016-2019 in India include:

  1. IT Security
  2. IP Addressing
  3. OrientDB (Graph Database)
  4. WCF (Windows Framework)
  5. Twitter Marketing
  6. SAP GRC
  7. XML
  8. Mobile App Business
  9. Flux (Web Development)
  10. Eclipse IDE

Top 10 emerging tech skills in India 2020:

  1. Pegasystems Certification
  2. AWS Certified Big Data
  3. Microsoft Azure Architecture
  4. Java Development Kit
  5. NestJS
  6. Android Jetpack
  7. SwiftUI (Apple Apps)
  8. MicroPython
  9. VMware Certified Professional
  10. ESP32 (Internet of Things)

Udemy 2020 Top 10 Skills in India Infographic attached

About Udemy

With a mission to improve lives through learning, Udemy is the world’s largest online learning destination that helps students, businesses, and governments gain the skills they need to compete in today’s economy. Millions of students are mastering new skills from 57,000 expert instructors teaching over 150,000 online courses in topics from programming and data science to leadership and team building. For companies, Udemy for Business offers an employee training and development platform with subscription access to 4,000+ courses, learning analytics, as well as the ability to host and distribute their own content. Udemy for Government is designed to upskill workers and prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow. Eighty percent of Fortune 100 companies trust Udemy for employee upskilling. Udemy is privately held and headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Denver, Brazil, India, Ireland, and Turkey. Udemy investors include Insight Partners, Prosus (Naspers Ventures), Norwest Venture Partners, and Stripes.

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