ational classifications to keep pace with economic and technological development, according to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security.

The professions include technicians for artificial intelligence, the Inter

net of Things, big data and cloud computing, as well as electronic sports specialists, unm

anned aerial vehicle pilots, agricultural managers and industrial robot system operators.

The ministry said in a statement that with the massive utilization of AI, th

e IOT, big data and cloud computing, technicians in these fields are badly needed.

As industrial robots replace human labor in more factories in China, operating and maintaining robots are becoming hot professions.

The demand for UAV pilots has been growing rapidly thanks to an increasing number of UAV

s used in plant protection, mapping, photography, supervision of farmland, logistics and other areas.