5 Most In-demand Tech Skills and Jobs
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The lack of skilled IT workers is hurting the deployment of emerging technology, according to a new survey from Gartner. In areas from cloud to cybersecurity, this crisis is expected to last for years to come.

With the evolution of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and the internet of things (IoT) technology, the opportunities for tech professionals continue to increase. These opportunities have become so vast that there are 17% more job openings than available workers in the market, according to a recent Daily Infographic report.

Demand for these highly skilled workers isn't slowing in the near future, according to Hired's 2019 State of Salaries report released on Thursday. However, some tech positions are in greater need for people than others.

The report identified the following five most in-demand tech jobs in the US:

  1. Full stack engineer
  2. Backend engineer
  3. Frontend engineer
  4. Mobile engineer
  5. Data engineer

Engineers have long been in demand in the tech industry, and according to the list, will continue to be. The report also outlined the most in-demand skills for tech professionals:

  1. JavaScript
  2. Java
  3. Python
  4. Node.js
  5. SQL


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