Jobs in High Demand – South Africa

The list of Occupations in High Demand

 

Next to each occupation is an indication of the minimum qualification required by said occupation.

 

Kindly note that these qualifications represent the bare minimum requirement for obtaining a job position, but further study/training would increase the chances for an individual to gain employment within their chosen field. Jobs in High demand – South Africa.

 

 

 

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List of occupations in high demand and the minimum qualification required:

 

School principal  Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

FET college principal* Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

Faculty head Doctoral degree or professional doctoral degree (NQF Level 10)

 

District education manager Diploma or advanced certificate (NQF Level 6)

 

Educational rector Doctoral degree or professional doctoral degree (NQF Level 10)

 

Educational registrar Doctoral degree or professional doctoral degree (NQF Level 10)

 

Departmental head Diploma or advanced certificate (NQF Level 6)

 

Biotechnologist Diploma or advanced certificate (NQF Level 6)

 

Marine biologist Bachelor honours degree, postgraduate diploma, or bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 8)

 

Agriculture consultant Diploma or advanced certificate (NQF Level 6)

 

Agricultural scientist Diploma or advanced certificate (NQF Level 6)

 

Winemaker* Bachelor honours degree, postgraduate diploma, or bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 8)

 

Food and beverage scientist* Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma

 

Multimedia designer Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

Web designer Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

General medical practitioner* Bachelor honours degree, postgraduate diploma, or bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 8)

 

Registered nurse (child and family health)* Bachelor honours degree, postgraduate diploma, or bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 8)

 

Registered nurse (community health) Bachelor honours degree, postgraduate diploma, or bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 8)

 

Registered nurse (critical care and emergency) Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

Registered nurse (medical) Bachelor honours degree, postgraduate diploma, or bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 8)

 

Registered nurse (medical practice) Bachelor honours degree, postgraduate diploma, or bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 8)

 

University lecturer 22 Bachelor honours degree, postgraduate diploma, or bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 8)

 

University tutor Bachelor honours degree, postgraduate diploma, or bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 8)

 

TVET educator Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

FET phase school teacher (Grades 10–12) Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

Senior phase school teacher (Grades 7– 9) Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

Foundation phase school teacher Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

Intermediate phase school teacher (Grades 4–6) Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

Early childhood development practitioner Occupational certificate (NQF Level 5)

 

Education or training advisor* Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

Special needs teacher Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

Private tuition dance teacher* Diploma or advanced certificate (NQF Level 6)

 

General accountant Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

Management accountant Occupational certificate (NQF Level 6)

 

Tax professional Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma (NQF Level 7)

 

 

 

Jobs in high demand in South Africa lab

 

 


 

Occupations that will be in high demand in the coming years:

 

Representations made by the Department of Transport (DOT) suggest that the demand for rail services is set to increase.  it is clear that infrastructure development in the transportation space is set to increase the demand for the various built environment and engineering skills in the future.

Because plans to develop transportation infrastructure and services are already in motion and will be over the foreseeable future, these occupations will be in high demand in the coming years:

 

 

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The list of upcoming high in-demand jobs:

 

Road transport manager

 

Railway station manager

 

Traffic and law enforcement manager

 

Transport analyst

 

Ship’s surveyor

 

Aircraft navigator

 

Traffic controller

 

Airborne electronics analyst

 

Airworthiness surveyor

 

Marine safety officer

 

Safety inspector

 

Train examiner

 

Railway steward

 

Non-motorized transport equipment repairer

 

Train driver

 

Tram driver

 

Railway signal operator

 

Train controller

 

Railway track master

 

 


 

 

Transversal occupational demand

 

Occupations referenced here as “transversal” are those occupations that are in high demand across most sectors, based on the literature analyzed. Put differently, at least five different literature sources must have mentioned the particular occupation as being in demand.

This list of “transversally demanded” occupations is presented at Skilled agricultural, forestry, fishery, craft, and related trades workers in the list below.

 

 

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List of Occupations that are transversally demanded:

 

Corporate general manager

 

Physical asset manager

 

Programme or project manager

 

Quality systems manager

 

Sales and marketing manager

 

Sales manager

 

Customer service manager

 

Agricultural farm manager

 

Forestry operations supervisor

 

Manufacturer

 

Manufacturing operations manager

 

Engineering manager

 

Quality manager

 

Supply and distribution manager

 

Warehouse manager

 

Airport or harbour manager

 

Data management manager

 

Information technology manager

 

Retail general manager

 

Agriculture consultant

 

Agricultural scientist

 

Food and beverage scientist

 

Mechanical engineer

 

Mechanical engineering technologist

 

Naval architect

 

University lecturer

 

University tutor

 

Management consultant

 

Organization and methods analyst

 

ICT systems analyst

 

Software developer

 

Programmer analyst

 

Developer programmer

 

Database designer and administrator

 

Mechanical fitter

 

Diesel mechanic

 

Heavy equipment mechanic

 

Electrician

 

Millwright

 

Lift mechanic

 

Transportation electrician