LinkedIn Jobs on the Rise 2023: 25 U.K. roles that are growing in demand

Time: 2023-01-18
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Origin: LinkedIn News

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The 2023 LinkedIn Jobs on the Rise list reveals the 25 fastest-growing job titles over the past five years and the trends defining the future world of work. 

From the rise in skills-based hiring to the demand for hybrid work, the employment landscape has been undergoing a wave of changes. Throw in a murky economic outlook — and many professionals are left wondering about their best next career move. Preparing for what lies ahead by taking steps to set yourself on a path with resilience and staying power, what’s been deemed “career cushioning,” is one way to navigate the uncertainty.

Our 2023 Jobs on the Rise list uses unique LinkedIn data to uncover the 25 fastest-growing job titles in the UK over the past five years – providing insight into where long-term opportunity lies and where the workforce is headed. Whether you’re currently job seeking or not, the ranking uncovers trends that can help you define your next move and prepare for the future world of work. (You can learn more about our methodology at the bottom of this article.)

Beyond highlighting growing jobs, this list is full of actionable insights and resources. Here are some ways you can use it in your own career: 

· Gain skills: Identify what skills are in demand for each role and dig into LinkedIn Learning courses to gain those skills (clicking on a skill will bring you directly to a relevant course).

· Find your fit: Dig into insights around remote job availability to help you figure out your non-negotiables when looking for new opportunities.  

· Set goals: Looking to make a change in your career? Explore additional insights around the amount of experience required for these growing fields to envision a path forward and create goals.

· Take action: Check out current job openings for each role, as well as people you may know (i.e. your first, second and third degree connections) already in these fields. 

· Dig deeper: Explore more content around the skills and jobs of the future with expert insights from Top Voices and application tips from industry insiders.

Most importantly, this list is a glimpse into emerging trends in the UK workforce and a resource for navigating a career path with resilience. The workplace will continue to evolve, but we hope this provides some insight into what’s on the horizon.


Honoree titles: 1. Customer Success Consultant | 2. Sustainability Manager | 3. Product Operations Manager | 4. Sales Development Representative | 5. Chief Growth Officer | 6. Enterprise Account Executive | 7. Growth Marketing Manager | 8. Cloud Engineer | 9. Business Development Representative | 10. Chief People Officer | 11. Data Science Manager | 12. Site Reliability Engineer | 13. Data Engineer | 14. Security Operations Centre Analyst | 15. Workplace Coordinator | 16. Machine Learning Engineer | 17. Import Coordinator | 18. Cable Technician | 19. Software Engineer | 20. Renewal Manager | 21. Product Analyst | 22. Private Equity Associate | 23. Head of Rewards | 24. Data Governance Manager | 25. Risk Management Associate