Udemy launches the May 2021 Workplace Learning Trends report

New Delhi: Udemy, a leading global marketplace for learning and teaching online with millions of learners in India, has announced its top trending skills for the month of May 2021. This list has been compiled based on the trending skills that Udemy for Business analyzes every month.

The highest Topic consumption surges in India for April are – Redis by 113%, SAP Basis by 110% and Oracle SQL by 8%

The UFB (Udemy for Business) team analyzes and shares trends based on what thousands of their learners, who are organization employees, are studying around the world. They help provide a perspective on the required skills for the future of work by analysis and evaluation of billions of data points garnered through these learners.

Talking about the monthly report, Irwin Anand, MD, Udemy India, said, “As the pandemic caused a rapid shift in our daily lives, the need to actively reskill for new career paths has become more crucial than ever. Skills have become the new currency of workforce. At Udemy, we aim to help people face new challenges and opportunities through upskilling. The purpose of this report is to keep our consumers informed about the emerging skills that organisations are steadily looking for in future prospects”


The May 2021 report included the Highest Topic Consumption Surges by Country which include Udemy’s main markets such as Canada, USA, India, UK, Australia among many others. India happens to be the 2nd most important market for Udemy.

The top surging skills & courses by Industry in May 2021 are: Financial Services- 134%, Manufacturing- 72% and Professional Services- 320%.


Apart from these, the report also included Top 10 surging Technology skills and Soft skills around the world.