Figures from the Department of Work and Pensions showed approximately 8,820,545 British jobs would be lost by the rise of artificial intelligence by 2030 and over the last three years the demand for workers with artificial intelligence skills has increased by up to 119% according to job site, Indeed.
- Microsoft tops the list with 1,964 AI job openings, equating to 36% of total jobs they have on offer to soon be filled by an AI specialist
- Microsoft has more than double the amount of AI related job openings than Google and more than 4.5 times the amount that Intel has open
- Popular social platform Facebook and streaming platform Netflix make it into the top ten with Facebook offering 191 jobs in AI, 6% of total, and Netflix offering 35, also making up 6% of the total jobs they have on offer
- Largest tech company in the world, Apple, comes in at number 12 with 129 AI jobs on offer, only 3% of their total 4,574 jobs on offer.
Here is what experts say on Impact on Jobs due to AI and Machine Learning:
Ex-Google Executive Kai-Fu Lee claims that 40% of the world’s workers will be displaced within 15 years.
“In 50 years, it is reasonable to think that robots will be able to ‘support’ and replace human beings in several activities. Already electro-mechanical devices outperform humans in sensitives and reaction time,” says Kai-Fu-Lee.