Tech hiring is changes year over year. The tech jobs market is on the rise but Big data (Hadoop), mobile (Android, Apple iOS), cloud and security are strong.
According to the roundtable discussions, for web development it would be HTML5 and JQuery, for mobile development it would be Android and Apple iOS.
New York has actually outpaced Silicon Valley and Los Angeles last year (2013). Tech scenes stronger locations are Denver, Austin, Texas and Boston.
From various different data sources tech grew 21% last year (2013). Top three roles in demand would be software developers, database administrators (DBAs) and IT security professionals.
Top 4 skills: Web Framework (ASP, Java or Ruby), second is big data, the third skill is responsive design which is one code base for various different clients (Web, mobile) etc. 20% of web traffic is web based and this is increasing year over year. The fourth (webspeak) for user experience.
IT recruiters are seeking after Python, Java, CSS. NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, Cassandra and Redis. Configuration management (CM) tools like Puppet and Chef.
Big data field is rapidly being dominated by Hadoop. But after all basic problem solving skills and computer system fundamentals are also hot topics.
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