Top 10 IT skills most-often mentioned in job ads: HTML5, mobile apps are hot

Top 10 IT skills most-often mentioned in job ads: HTML5, mobile apps are hot

Summary: Skills most-often mentioned across North American IT job ads.

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TOPICS: CXO, IT Employment
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Indeed.com peruses through job openings across North America to spot the fastest-growing job categories.

The skill mentioned most often in ads these days is "HTML5" - the fastest growing term over the last year. Placing second is "Mobile app," followed by "Android."

Interestingly, "cloud computing" and "virtualization" round out the top 10 as well. Note in the charts, pasted below, how HTML5 went from nothing just 18 months ago, while virtualization demand has been gradually climbing over the past five years.

  1. HTML5
  2. Mobile app
  3. Android
  4. Twitter
  5. jQuery
  6. Facebook
  7. Social Media
  8. iPhone
  9. Cloud Computing
  10. Virtualization

Topics: CXO, IT Employment

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  • Where the hell did you get that list? The Onion?

    Seriously, where did you get that list? Facebook and Twitter as a "skill"? Are you joking?
    wackoae
    • RE: Top 10 IT skills most-often mentioned in job ads: HTML5, mobile apps are hot

      @wackoae Seems like someone does not understand what they are talking about. That is the way of the internet I guess. The reference to Facebook and Twitter is talking about experience programming the API set (google it as none of you actually know anything about APIs or you would not be trolling about this). It is a unique programming skill set.
      terrycarlin@...
  • Twitter ans Facebook, IT skills...

    Please, This is Not serious.
    papyrus100
  • RE: Top 10 IT skills most-often mentioned in job ads: HTML5, mobile apps are hot

    This is the most random, and in some cases generic, IT "skills" list I've ever seen.
    jmiller1978
    • It's a Top Ten list.

      @jmiller1978 Every item on a Top Ten list of this kind is bound to be generic. It says nothing about relative value.
      h4i94tf
  • Outdated

    Guess I need to brush up on my @, u, b4, l8er, etc..... My skills are so 2010!
    dude6215
  • RE: Top 10 IT skills most-often mentioned in job ads: HTML5, mobile apps are hot

    I think there search must be picking up the Facebook and Twitter user links that appear on every page of indeed.com
    pjjmartin
  • RE: Top 10 IT skills most-often mentioned in job ads: HTML5, mobile apps are hot

    11. Texting
    vbjack72
  • RE: Top 10 IT skills most-often mentioned in job ads: HTML5, mobile apps are hot

    Facebook a skill? The world is about to end!
    walkerci@...
    • RE: Top 10 IT skills most-often mentioned in job ads: HTML5, mobile apps are hot

      @walkerci@... Not Facebook, interfacing with Facebook, probably also design of pages.
      YetAnotherBob
  • RE: Top 10 IT skills most-often mentioned in job ads: HTML5, mobile apps are hot

    That's for those employees that spend most of their day on Facebook and other Social Media instead of working.
    bb_apptix