It’s true to say that right now, engineering is more important than ever for the development of our economy and society. It’s not surprising then that certain engineering jobs are in high demand. One of the most popular jobs right now is certainly software engineering. With big data and machine learning rapidly developing, this is unlikely to change any time soon. Data science involves engineering working with large pools of data and exploring patterns. It’s relevant in various sectors from the healthcare industry to finances.
One might assume that petroleum engineers would be on their way out of the market. However, right now, oil is currently still in high demand and likely will be for the foreseeable future. This is true even with the development and refocus on alternatively sources of energy. Indeed, it is expected that by 2026, the petroleum engineering industry will have increased by nearly 15%.