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Revealed: the most searched-for jobs in the UAE

Research shows online search trends for 30 female and male job titles in Arabic in the UAE over the last 36 months

Revealed: the most searched-for jobs in the UAE
The data indicated the highest online search volume and growth rates for job titles by gender, with lawyer the only profession to feature in the top four in both male and female oriented results.

Online searches in the UAE relating to career-specific key words show demand for employment opportunities in the healthcare and law sectors have witnessed the largest spikes over the past three years, according to new research.

A report from SEMrush, the online digital marketing suite, analysed online search trends for 30 female and male job titles in Arabic in the UAE over the last 36 months.

The data indicated the highest online search volume and growth rates for job titles by gender, with lawyer the only profession to feature in the top four in both male and female oriented results.

In the female context, the Arabic terms for teacher and nurse topped the UAE’s total online search rankings from April 2016 to date, while the fastest-growing professions in terms of search volume were scientist and lawyer, which recorded increases of 457 percent and 275 percent, respectively, over the same period.

Male oriented searches showed slightly different interests, with pilot topping total online searches and also recording the greatest growth of 400 percent over the past three years.

Lawyer, pharmacist and sportsman rounded off the top four most searched male positions, with each profession recording triple-figure percentage search increases at 242, 300 and 100 percent, respectively.

The UAE’s top four most searched professions for females:

1. Teacher
2. Nurse
3. Lawyer
4. Scientist

The UAE’s top four most searched professions for males:

1. Pilot
2. Lawyer
3. Pharmacist
4. Sportsman