Engineering Careers Update for the UAE [INFOGRAPHIC]Posted on September 19, 2013

An increasing demand for skilled workers

There is an ever-increasing demand for engineers at all stages of their career in the UAE. In fact, a recent article published by Emirates 24/7 suggested that in Aug 2013, the engineering sector was the 2nd fastest in terms of available jobs offering competitive salaries. Of the engineering jobs listed on (Aug 2013) 53% were in the UAE, 20% were in Qatar and 27% were in KSA.

What better place to start or progress your engineering career than in the UAE? The entire country is an engineering feat. In the past 15 years it has literally erupted out of the sand and is now home to some of the most impressive buildings and infrastructure in the world. The UAE has increasing plans for noteworthy engineering projects including buildings, a rail network, whole new cities, a canal, a tramway and much more.

Check out our infographic for key trends in the engineering sector:


Engineering Education:

It is absolutely essential to be both formerly qualified in engineering and to continue with your professional development throughout your career. This not only ensures you have all the latest skills and knowledge to do your job safely and effectively, but also puts you in prime position for new jobs and promotions. For those looking to enter the engineering profession a Bachelors degree in engineering is vital and can yield a strong return on investment. recommends you look at courses and programs in EngineeringProject ManagementManagement and Risk and Quality to ensure you are always one step ahead of the curve.

UAE Engineering Job Title Trends

Of the engineering jobs listed on Laimoon September 2013 the following keywords were the most commonly found within the job titles


Process and Sales

Who’s Hiring Engineers in the UAE?

AECOM, NPCC, Worley Parsons, Baker Hughes, Faithful and Gould, Technip, DEWA, CH2M HILL, Alstom, AMEC


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Sources: Laimoon, Morgan Mckinley and Payscale

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