In the past year, an astounding 588,504 technology job descriptions included “knowledge of software development principles” according to RS Components.
Workers in the tech sector are constantly trying to keep up with the times and update their most profitable skills to stay ahead of the game.
RS Components released an in-depth study on what tech skills are most in-demand, finding that software development was the most sought-after skill.
“The technology sector has added 59,000 jobs in 2019 so far, and alongside the high number of job vacancies available, the skills that employees need to have has changed drastically,” according to the study.”Technology is continually evolving and the skills employees require to do jobs needs to line up to changing technology too.”
Java, SQL databases and programming, and web development rounded out the top five most in-demand tech skills companies were looking for.
“We can also see across four job types which skills are continually coming out as the most popular and are therefore the skills that the technology sector as a whole requires,” according to the study