LinkedIn Jobs on the Rise 2023: The 25 roles in Australia that are growing in demand

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 global economic outlook and many professionals are left wondering about their best next career move. One way to navigate the uncertainty and prepare for what lies ahead is to take steps to set yourself on a path with resilience and staying power — what’s been deemed “career cushioning”.

Our 2023 Jobs on the Rise list uses unique LinkedIn data to uncover the 25 fastest-growing job titles 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 learn more (clicking on a skill will bring you directly to a relevant course).
  • Understand the sector: Learn more about factors like remote job availability, related industries and more under each role to help paint a picture of the work in the field.
  • Set goals: Looking to make a change in your career? Explore additional insights around years of experience required for these growing fields and top job transitions into each role 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 already working in each role. 

Most importantly, this list is a glimpse into emerging trends in the workforce and a resource to 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.