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Analytical Minds Wanted: Take this Quiz to Find the Right Sector for You

Fancy yourself as someone who is more cerebral than average? Take our quiz and discover which sector might best fit your personality and interests.

What is an “analytical mind”?

An analytical mind refers to a cognitive ability or thinking style, characterised by the capacity to critically analyse information, identify patterns, and solve problems systematically and logically. Individuals with analytical minds tend to have strong skills in observation, data interpretation, logical reasoning, and critical thinking.

How is being an “analytical mind” an advantage?

According to the Future of Jobs Report from the World Economic Forum, the top five skills for employees to possess in 2025 will be:

  • Analytical thinking and innovation
  • Active learning and learning strategies
  • Complex problem-solving
  • Critical thinking and analysis
  • Creativity, originality, and initiative

Whether it’s in their personal or professional life, people with analytical skills are better decision-makers because they consider situations holistically before forming opinions or arriving at conclusions. This trait is valued for jobs that deal primarily with numbers, data and complex machinery where even marginal errors make a significant difference in outcomes.

So which sector suits you best? Workipedia by MyCareersFuture has prepared a short quiz to let you discover for yourself. 

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Take the test: Which sector suits you best as an analytical mind?

How it works

Pick the response that resonates most with you based on the scenarios given. Each response has a number tagged to it. Simply add all the numbers to your answers and compare them to the results chart at the end of the questionnaire!

Tally Your Points!

The ICT sector encompasses a wide range of jobs related to technology and communication. It includes roles such as software developers, data analysts, network administrators, cybersecurity experts, and IT consultants.

Singapore is universally regarded as the top leading tech hub in the Indo-Pacific, a key reason why 5,400 U.S. entities are registered in Singapore.

Below is a list of the sector’s in-demand jobs and their salary ranges:

Role Salary Range
Business Analyst $4,000 to $6,000
Campaign Manager $4,000 to $6,200
Data Analyst $4,500 to $7,000
Software Engineer $6,000 to $9,500
System Analyst $4,500 to $6,500


Read More: Singapore ICT Sector: Driving the Nation’s Economic Success into the Future

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The banking and finance sector revolves around financial institutions, including banks, investment firms, and insurance companies. Jobs in this sector encompass a wide range of roles, such as bankers, financial analysts, investment advisors, risk managers, and accountants.

There are now 127 foreign banks and four local banks in Singapore, making it the diverse financial sector Asia’s third-largest behind Japan and Hong Kong.

Below is a list of the sector’s in-demand jobs and their salary ranges:

Role Salary Range
Accountant $3,000 to $5,000
Client Relationship Manager $3,000 to $7,400
Financial Analyst $5,000 to $7,000
Finance Manager $5,500 to $10,000
Risk Analyst $5,500 to $9,000


Read More: Singapore’s Financial Services Industry is Going to Be Hiring. Here are Some Emerging Jobs

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The aviation sector is dedicated to the operation, management, and development of aircraft and air transportation systems. It encompasses a variety of jobs, including pilots, aircraft engineers, air traffic controllers, aviation mechanics, and airport managers.

Aviation is an important part of the Singapore economy, accounting for around 3% of GDP and employing approximately 200,000 people.

Below is a list of the sector’s in-demand jobs and their salary ranges:

Role Salary Range
Mechanical / Electrical Engineer $3,700 to $6.000
Software Engineer $6,000 to $9,500
Operations Manager $4,800 to $8,000
Sales / Business Development Manager $6,000 to $10,000
Customer Service Manager $4,100 to $6,500


Read More: Singapore Aviation Sector: Steadily Soaring with Thousands of Jobs Up for Grabs

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