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Growing Tech Skills and Programming Languages

According to Dice, These are the Fastest Growing Tech Skills and Programming Languages of 2016

Last week, we shared an infographic about Hadoop and provided some references showing the rising popularity of the technology, and Big Data in general. Obviously, this isn't the only realm of technology that's growing and it's important for any independent contractor to be up-to-date on the current trends. Here's a summary of a couple helpful articles we found by Dice. Fastest Growing Tech Skills Chart: Salaries of Fastest Growing Tech Skills (by Dice)This article summarizes the salaries of the fastest-growing tech skills. The image to the right gives a visual of those particular skills and shows the percentage of their year-over-year growth in job postings. As for the salaries, they're relative to the US economy, but the list below orders them from the highest to lowest. If you'd like more details, the original article contains specific numbers and a background of each.
  1. Cassandra
  2. Hive
  3. Big Data
  4. Spark
  5. Cloud
  6. JIRA
  7. Azure
  8. Electrical Engineer
  9. Salesforce
  10. Juniper
Programming Languages If we want to look at programming languages, this Dice article uses the TIOBE index to identify those rising in popularity the most. These include:
  • Ruby
  • Swift
  • Assembly Language
  • R
  • Groovy
Again, to get more details about each language and how much they rose in the rankings, have a look at the original 5 Rising Programming Languages.