21st century skills and competencies have become more different and more important, due to both the widespread use of the internet and the changes in the sectors. The study was prepared as the compilation of the Global Skills Index 2020 report, the second one which was prepared by Coursera. The first part of the report is devoted to global and regional results. In the second part, an industry-based evaluation was made and which skills came to the fore in which industry was evaluated. In the third part, it is stated what the prominent business areas are and what kind of training needs those who want to work in these areas in the sector. While these studies are intended to show that in the 21st century skills and competencies and provide information about the situation in Turkey as well as what those skills and what areas in which skills and competencies needed. Present trends in the global skills assessment made in the report is the category of developing countries in Turkey slices 37% of business areas. Turkey ranks 38 in Europe in the business area, the field of technology ranks 54 in Europe. In the field of data science Turkey ranks 55 in Europe. Looking at the sector-based assessment in detail, desired and expected 21st century skills across ten different sectors; Project Management, Python, SQL, Excel, Digital Marketing, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Algorithm, Deep Learning and Data Storytelling.
Keywords: Skill, Competence, 21st Century