What the World is Learning: Udemy Releases Latest Global Workplace Learning Index


NEW DELHI, May 2022 – Udemy (Nasdaq: UDMY), a leading destination for learning and teaching online, today released its “Q1 2022 Workplace Learning Index,” revealing the most popular technology and power skills trainings leveraged by global online learners.

Thus far in 2022, lessons on decentralized applications for blockchain and work efficiency were the leading courses among global learners in technology and power skills, respectively. The blockchain-related technology skills, such as DApp and Binance are seeing more than a 450% increase in usage compared to Q4 of 2021, while power skills, like efficiency (98% increase) and personal success (92% increase) also continue to gain focus among those seeking to sharpen their leadership capabilities.

The report also highlighted numerous country-specific trends in employee learning, including these top skills that are surging in India (percentage represents an increase in consumption compared to previous quarter):

1. Oracle Fusion HCM 712%

2. Warehouse Management 256%

3. Google Looker 213%

4. Robot Framework 206%

5. Payments 181%

The Udemy Workplace Learning Index is a quarterly report identifying the most in-demand skills based upon data generated by learners on Udemy’s enterprise learning solution, Udemy Business, and uncovers the skills corporate leaders and employees see as must-haves tools to accelerate their growth and maintain a competitive edge.

Irwin Anand, MD, Udemy India, said, “With the changing ecosystem in India, the demand for upskilling and reskilling has increased over the past few years. India is a hub for technical talent, and to stay relevant, organizations should provide employees with continuous skill-based learning opportunities. With the ongoing pandemic situation, huge demand has been observed in the IT & Software segment.”


The Udemy Workplace Learning Index is based on data from the learning behavior of thousands of companies across the globe using the Udemy Business platform. All data is based on the country associated with a customer. Skills data compares the consumption of courses in the Udemy Business collection from Q4 2021 to Q1 2022. All courses are associated with topics, with each course having up to five topics. These topics are what you see as the trending skills within the report. For courses with multiple topics, consumption minutes are divided equally across all topics associated with those courses.

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