Stepping up digital training to meet growing demands of tech industry

Study shows that Singapore will need an additional 1.2 million digital workers by 2025

According to a study this year by cloud computing platform Amazon Web Services, cloud architecture design will be the most in-demand skill over the next five years, alongside other capabilities like cyber security, software operations support, Web, s
According to a study this year by cloud computing platform Amazon Web Services, cloud architecture design will be the most in-demand skill over the next five years, alongside other capabilities like cyber security, software operations support, Web, software and game development, and large-scale data modelling.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

Some of the world's biggest tech firms are stepping up training efforts to help Singapore meet the surging demand for digitally skilled workers in an ever-widening range of industries.

One multinational leading the charge is cloud computing platform Amazon Web Services (AWS), a unit of tech giant Amazon, that is scaling up programmes to train workers, mid-career professionals and even students.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 28, 2021, with the headline 'Stepping up digital training to meet growing demands of tech industry'. Subscribe