5 High-Demand Programing Skills For Coders That Want To Get Hired in 2018
With 2018 approaching, you might already have some plans to add to your skillset. Why not make a New Year’s resolution to learn a new programing language?
If you haven’t got a language you’d especially like to learn you might want to consider one of the following five examples. We’ve analyzed the job and salary data on gooroo.io to find out which skills are most in-demand. These are the skills that companies are hunting for right now, and each has thousands of new job opportunities posted every month.
Modern websites and programs rely on huge databases to hold their information. SQL enables you to query that data and extra, modify, and use it. Essentially, SQL ferries the data between the front-end computers and the back-end databases.
Retrieving and using data is essential for large websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, and Twitter (and for a lot of smaller websites too). Just imagine how much data your Facebook profile holds about you — your name, address, friends, groups, and much more — it is tools like SQL that help make that data usable and retrievable.
C# is a highly popular general purpose object-oriented language created by Microsoft as an alternative to Java. It is a popular tool for web applications, Windows desktop applications, and mobile applications. The big draw for many learners is that C# is used to create many AAA games using the Unity engine. If you’d like to enter into game development, C# might be a good place to start!
If you’re a newbie and some of the other languages on this list look a little scary, here’s the place to start. If you want to do any kind of job where you produce something that will be viewed over the internet, you’re going to know HTML. Even if you’re not going to be using it on a daily basis, you’ll be expected to know it. It’s easy and quick to learn and allows you to get started building your own websites.
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