LinkedIn has officially released the beta version of it new feature- LinkedIn skills. Discover the skills you need to succeed. Learn what you need to know from the thousands of hot, up-and-coming skills LinkedIn tracks.

In a statement published on the company’s blog, Peter Skomoroch said, “To help our members stay ahead of the curve, we’re pleased to announce the beta launch of LinkedIn Skills – a whole new way to understand the landscape of skills & expertise, who has them, and how it’s changing over time.”

He further stated that “If you search for a particular skill, we’ll surface key people within that community, show you the top locations, related companies, relevant jobs, and groups where you can interact with like minded professionals. You’ll also be able to explore similar skills and compare their growth relative to each other.”