This one falls under the no great surprises category. Nevertheless, if you take pride in your tech and communication abilities, you can take comfort that these are the most useful skills for adapting to a new career. The table is very interesting too. Above all, it's reassuring that human qualities are just as important as software. Take a look.
We found that, across diverse fields of study, there are certain core, cross-functional skills that underpin a career. These include 1) interpersonal skills, like leadership and customer service, and 2) basic technology skills, like knowing how to use word processing software and manipulate spreadsheets. Having a strong base in these cross-functional skills is important across industries and job titles – and also gives people the capacity to pivot careers when needed.