Survey Shows Employment Trend of Graduates in 2017

July 21, 2018
Editor: Xie Wen

In China, software engineering is the number one subject that brings non-vocational college-leavers the highest employment rate, according to a recent survey.

The survey, conducted to learn about the employment trend of graduates in 2017, indicates that the next two most employable subjects are energy and power engineering; and, electrical engineering and automation.

Other professions in the top 10 also include: logistics management; information management and systems; nursing; engineering supervision; preventative medicine; landscaping; and, digital media technology.

As for vocational college students, construction operation and maintenance of high voltage transmission and distribution lines; preschool education; and, electrified railway technology accounted for the top three professions with highest employment rate.

Other subjects such as social sports; relay protection and automation of power systems; business English; and, power system automation technology, were cited as good majors for job seekers, too.

The survey also showed that majors related to computer science were the most profitable for college graduates including electronic information and automation.

Meanwhile, for vocational college students, majors in materials; and, mechanical design and manufacturing are also well-paid.

Moreover, the survey revealed that those who choose painting; chemistry; musical performance; the science of law; or, history are at high risk of being unemployed. Legal affairs; nutrition and testing; and, preschool education were deemed the same for vocational students.

However, those who choose information security; internet of things engineering; and, communications engineering are in increasingly demand in the job market.

As for in the vocational sectors, marketing; information security technology; and software technology are hot alternatives for employers.

(Source: Women Voice/Translated and edited by Women of China)

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