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Developer Jobs: From SQL to Java, These are the Skills Companies are Looking for Now


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Ads aimed at finding programmers and software developers were the largest single category of those IT job ads.

Advertisements for IT jobs listed in the U.K. in the second quarter of this year amounted to about 9% of all jobs advertised.

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More than 140,000 advertisements for IT jobs were listed in the U.K. in the second quarter of this year, amounting to about 9% of all jobs advertised, according to trade association CompTIA.

Ads aimed at finding programmers and software developers were the largest single category of those IT job ads, accounting for more than 50,000 ads.

CompTIA said the most sought-after skills in those ads included software development principles; SQL; technical support; JavaScript and JQuery; Web development; Microsoft Dev Tools; operating systems; system design and implementation; project management, and Java.

The organization said the number of IT jobs posted in the U.K. in the second quarter had declined 13% from the first quarter of this year, and was lower than seen in the second quarter of last year.

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