These are The Most In-demand Jobs in Dubai

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Being a global financial hub and home to some of the best business organizations, Dubai is one city that never ceases to develop and grow. It offers tremendous job opportunities and attracts talents from all over the world.

It is a known fact that the major chunk of the population living in the United Arab Emirates consists of expatriates and what attracts so many people is not just the tax-free income but also the beauty, safety, quality of living, infrastructure and the multicultural experience it offers.

Apart from these, one major reason why people choose to settle base in Dubai is because of its high demand for English speaking resources as very few natives speak English.

1. Real Estate Consultants

Dubai being the global hub for trade and commerce has encouraged organizations from across the globe to be a part of the progress. More businesses again mean more demand for skilled employees and this has created a lot of job opportunities in the Real Estate industry.

More and more organizations are looking to set up their base in Dubai. Hence, the demand for commercial and residential spaces has gone up and as a result, the demand for Real Estate Consultants has gone up.

2. Sales Executives

With the increasing number of businesses in every sector of the economy, the number of product and services ready to be used / consumed by their ultimate consumers has also gone up. But for these products / services to reach their consumers there is a high demand for people who can spread the awareness and convince people to buy these products / services.

Hence, the number of open sales jobs in Dubai is ever increasing. From retail to technology, every sector needs sales people to make big bucks.

3. Marketing & Social Media Executives

Another job role that is gaining popularity and demand in Dubai is that of Marketing & Social Media Executives. Marketing and Social Media has become crucial to every business’s success. Social Media and Marketing play a very vital role in developing a business and acts as a platform where the brands can communicate and engage with their target market on a daily basis.

As more and more organizations are being able to understand this fact, the demand is also going up for social media and marketing executives.

4. Software Developers

The growth curve for Dubai has been steep and it continues to grow remarkably. It has now earned itself the status of a modern city offering numerous advanced facilities. Hence, the number jobs in the technology sector, especially software development, have also gone up.

Big and small IT companies are setting up their base in Dubai and are willing to offer a fair amount of salary to ensure that their product offering is free of bugs, well-maintained and up-to-date.

5. Architects & Engineers

Dubai is known for its world-class infrastructure and its Futuristic mega structures cannot go unnoticed. With the Expo 2020 approaching, the city is further witnessing a fast paced development in its infrastructure as efforts have been doubled to build more hotels and tourists spots for accommodating and enticing the people who are slated to visit the city in 2020. As a result, the number of architect jobs and engineering jobs has also gone up.


Choose any of the careers stated above should they interest you and you can too become a part of Dubai’s economic progress and benefit a great deal in your career. Hope this helped.

Author: Megha Raizada

Megha Raizada is a professional writer working with the premium job portal Naukrigulf.com
. She has a keen interest in the global job market, but also loves to keep a track of everything interesting happening around the globe. When not writing or browsing the Internet, you will find her creating furniture out of used tires. You can reach her at Twitter and Google+.

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