These are the Hottest Skills in Tech Right Now

Posted April 30, 2013

The tech industry, driven by innovation, is always evolving. The same goes for skills employed by tech workers.

Lucky for all you IT pros out there, CyberCoders  (premiere recruiting firm and CareerBliss partner company!) has revealed the 10 hottest skills in tech. CyberCoders looked at hiring requirements for more than 10,000 tech companies to compile the hottest skills in tech for 2013.

“A common theme among these technology skills is the need for open source, mobile, cloud or big data technologies, like iOS, Azure and Hadoop,"  says Matt Miller CTO of  both CareerBliss and CyberCoders.

Take a look at the …

10 Hottest Skills in Tech

RankSkill
1Mobile Development (iOS, Android)
2Cloud Computing (AWS, Azure)
3Front End Development (CSS3, Javascript, HTML5)
4UX/UI Design
5Big Data (Hadoop, NoSQL)
6C#
7Ruby on Rails
8Java
9PHP
10Linux

Some tech skills trends:

  • Front-end development for mobile apps is a top priority for companies, especially using newer languages and style sheets, such as HTML5 and CSS3.
  • User interface design (UX/UI) is huge for web-based companies.
  • iOS and Android development is still one of the most in-demand skills in tech.

“This is an incredible time for those who have tech skills or are willing to learn them," says Heidi Golledge, CEO of CareerBliss and CyberCoders. "Unlike the dot-com bubble of the last decade, our need for continually improving technology is constant due to our improved processes and every day enjoyment of our smart phones and big data."

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