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Fastest Growing Programming Skills Required in Online Job Ads

Wanted Analytics (01/25/12) Abby Lombardi

Among the fastest growing computer programming skills in demand are Ruby, REST, and JSON. In December, recruiters posted more than 3,200 job ads for computer programmers that included Ruby as one of their skill requirements, representing a 40% increase in demand compared to December 2010. The volume of job ads that included REST requirements increased 60% between December 2010 and December 2011. Hiring demand for JSON has grown the most since 2007. In December 2011, about 2,200 jobs were advertised online that included requirements for this skill set, a total 930% higher than the one in December 2007.