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The most popular specializations and technologies in IT classifieds in 2019.

The latest data for 2019 has confirmed once again that the two most popular technologies are JavaScript and Java, but it turns out that employers are increasingly willing to employ specialists in non-programming positions.

Last year there was a noticeable increase in the number of job advertisements in the categories of non-programming, i.e. jobs in IT, where knowledge of programming languages ​​is not required. Employers know that they have trained specialists in such structures as Support (earnings of usd 7,000 in the first half of 2019) or Customer service is crucial for teams. Companies compete in creative job names to develop areas such as business analytics and project management – they were at the forefront Business Analysis, Project Management whether Business intelligence.

JavaScript is still hot

Once again, 2019 belonged to JavaScript. This programming language has been in the leading position for several years and there is no indication that this will change in the near future. It is worth noting that the number of job offers published increased and the percentage of Java Script did not change compared to the previous year. It is also not surprising that Java is second, which has established itself as a basis in backend positions. The wage growth rate for both of these most popular languages ​​is steadily increasing – in the first half of 2019 alone they increased by 5.46%, respectively. up to usd 13,500 and 6.38% up to usd 12,500.

.NET came third in the ranking of the most common technologies, just like a year ago. Specialists in this field earn up to usd 13,000 according to job offers for the first half of 2019. The same rate also applies to Angular programmers, which fell out of the top 5. This year, Python and Spring were slightly ahead of him.

Technologies that most often appear in advertisements:

  • JavaScript 26.26%
  • Java 23.07%
  • .NET 13.54%
  • Python 10.42%
  • Spring 10.33%

Technologies or specializations with the largest increases in the number of ads:

  • Big Data + 164%
  • Android + 79%
  • SQL + 78%
  • Python + 56%
  • .NET + 55%
  • React + 55%
  • Ruby + 46%

Big data is the hottest specialization of the year

Demand for analysts is invariably enormous: there are 164% more ads with the "Big data" label than a year ago, and SQL offers 78% more often.

– Data analysis is needed and increasingly appreciated both at the level of service functioning and the level of functioning of entire organizations. At the company level – allows you to notice unnecessary work of the project team, reduce or remove unnecessary tasks, which naturally leads to a reduction in the costs of producing and maintaining IT systems – evaluates Magda Gawłowska-Bujok, COO No Fluff Jobs.

These two technologies are also very attractive in the context of remuneration. Big data specialists in 2019 could count on a gross salary of usd 13,000 – 19,000, and SQL from usd 10,000 to 15,000.

In the ranking of the hottest trends, it is also worth noting the next big increases in the number of ads with Android markings (+ 79%), where earnings are usd 12,250 and Python (+ 56%) – specialists using this programming language can expect a salary of usd 13,500 according to job offers in the first half of 2019.

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Source: No Fluff Jobs