Areas of Job Promise

Find out the skills in demand in in your target geography. Companies that are hiring or downsizing are highlighted, along with government efforts to expand certain sectors.

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Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, financial analysts were among the most in-demand roles, particularly for candidates with strong expertise in foreign markets and their corresponding tax, legal and economic specificities.

While the public health crisis eliminated thousands of jobs, mainly in retail and in the nation’s large hospitality and tourism sectors, these are some of the most in-demand occupations in the country:

  • ICT analysts and experts (cybersecurity, blockchain, robotics, etc.)

  • IT programmers

  • Project managers

  • Big data professionals

  • Digital marketing specialists

  • AI experts

  • Online teachers

  • Teleoperators

  • Logistics and delivery experts

  • Health care specialists

By Sector

Even during this COVID-19 pandemic and its uncertain times, employment opportunities vary significantly depending on professional training and specialization. In general, those who have degrees in STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) are more likely to find job opportunities.  

Before the beginning of the global Coronavirus public health crisis, qualified technical positions had the best employment prospects in the country. While many positions in Spain’s broad services sector have disappeared with the pandemic, many experts foresee that demand will remain abundant in the realm of online and digital professional roles:

  • Services: robotics experts, cybersecurity professionals, blockchain specialists, IT programmers, digital marketing experts.

  • Health Care: preventive medicine, e-health doctors, online teaching experts, biostatisticians, medical ethics for AI experts, legal experts for robotics surgery.

This is just a brief sample of the extensive information in the GoinGlobal Spain Career Guide, which is carefully researched and regularly updated by career experts.

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