Hot job titles for 2015, with or without a college degree

With unemployment rates down to levels not seen since the start of the recession, job growth stumbling upwards and a new year rapidly approaching, many Americans are considering career changes.

And CareerBuilder.com has compiled a list of what it expects to be the hot jobs in 2015, for people with or without college degrees.

The list sorts out specific job positions posted each month by companies, featuring occupations where the demand for new employees is currently outpacing supply.

"Job creation is gaining ground and job seekers are gaining leverage," Matt Ferguson, CareerBuilder CEO, said in a statement.

"For nearly 70 occupations in the U.S., the rate at which workers are being hired isn't keeping up with the frequency and volume of open positions being advertised," he continued. "By drawing attention to talent deficits, our list underscores opportunities in everything from technology and health care to sales and transportation for job seekers looking to make a change."

According to the CareerBuilder list, here are some of the top occupations that don't require a college degree, but where there's a gap between job openings and hires.

Occupation Job Growth, 2010-2014

Truck Driver, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer: 9 percent

Merchandise Displayer/Window Trimmer: 5 percent

Orderly: 4 percent

Sales Representative, Wholesale and Manufacturing: 7 percent

Purchasing Manager: 7 percent

Medical Records and Health Information Technician: 6 percent

Demonstrator and Product Promoter: 10 percent

And here are some jobs requiring a college diploma, which CareerBuilder says also have the largest gaps between job openings and hires:

Occupation Job Growth, 2010-2014

Marketing Executive: 10 percent

Software Developer, Applications: 15 percent

Registered Nurse: 5 percent

Industrial Engineer: 9 percent

Network and Computer System Administrator: 7 percent

Web Developer: 17 percent

Medical and Health Services Manager: 6 percent

Physical Therapist: 10 percent

Speech-Language Pathologist: 5 percent

Sales Manager: 8 percent