Demand for artificial intelligence (AI) talent is exploding: Between June 2015 and June 2018, the number of job postings with "AI" or "machine learning" increased by nearly 100%, according to a Thursday report from job search site Indeed. The percent of searches for these terms on Indeed also increased by 182%, the report found. "There is a growing need by employers for AI talent," Raj Mukherjee, senior vice president of product at Indeed, told TechRepublic. "As companies continue to adopt solutions or develop their own in-house it is likely that demand by employers for these skills will continue to rise." In terms of specific positions, 94% of job postings that contained AI or machine learning terminology were for machine learning engineers, the report found.
When it comes to wealth, we generally know how well we're doing compared with our peers. But a new online tool enables you to see exactly how you rank on a global level - and the results are sure to be eye-opening. The UK average salary of £27,600, for example, puts you in the top 0.79 percent of the world; meaning you earn around £14 per hour compared to a factory worker in Ethiopia, who makes just £0.15 in the same time. The new tool reveals that the UK average salary of £27,600 puts you in the top 0.79 percent of the world Produced by humanitarian charity Care, the Global Rich List also reveals that an hour of that salary can purify enough water to last a child for 47 days elsewhere in the world. An hour's average salary could also pay for a trained midwife to deliver two babies safely in a developing country.
When respondents were given information about the average teacher salary in their state, 49 percent indicated that salaries should increase, a 13 percentage point jump from last year's poll. In that same group, 44 percent indicated salaries should stay about the same and 7 percent said teacher pay should decrease. Support for more pay was higher, at 67 percent, among respondents who were not told the average teacher's earnings in their state, indicating that some may underestimate what teachers are earning.