The past year has been a year of great uncertainty for job seekers, employees and businesses alike. After a year of navigating the impact of COVID-19, companies now better understand their business vulnerabilities and priorities. The coronavirus crisis has also shone a spotlight on available jobs openings in different industries. These growth sectors include cybersecurity, software engineering, financial services, e-commerce and healthcare.
To help manage the brunt of the pandemic on the employment market, the Singapore government had rolled out numerous training support schemes and wage subsidies. It also created over 95,000 opportunities under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package, where 60,000 job seekers found jobs in this initiative from April to October last year. By the third quarter of 2020, Singaporeans’ employment levels have bounced back and look to recover and regain its footing in 2021.
As more confidence return to the market, this would be an excellent time for job seekers to look for a new career opportunity. And the good news is, despite the pandemic, companies are still willing to offer competitive salary packages to suitable candidates, as reported in leading professional recruitment consultancy Page Personnel’s Talent Trends 2021 report. With results derived from responses from over 5,500 businesses and 21,000 employees, this comprehensive survey report also provides fresh insights and market sentiment for the hiring market in key industries across Singapore and the Asia Pacific region.
Tech professionals are currently in great demand – with six tech and tech-related roles making it to this list of Singapore’s top 10 best paying manager jobs. This list showcases middle management roles in various industries and focuses mainly on managerial positions that include team supervision as part of daily work. It also highlights the more highly paid job sectors and industries to give you a head start in your job-hunting and salary negotiation processes.