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    13 of Today’s Hottest Tech Skills

    It’s interesting to see how demand changes for the various IT skills in the job market.  In an update to a similar slideshow from March, Dice.com offers this insight into the jobs of today. Click through to see some of the most in-demand skills and their growth on the site in the past year.

     

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    Click through to see some of the most in-demand skills and their growth over the past year.

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    Though there’s much debate over exactly what this encompasses, postings that mention these skills grew on the site by 258 percent from 378 posts on Nov. 2, 2009 to 1,354 on Nov. 1, 2010.

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    The number of listings grew by 127 percent from 912 to 2,070 over the past year.

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    There’s still demand for skills in this complex enterprise software with 94 percent growth in postings, from 3259 a year ago to 6,314 on Nov. 1.

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    This area remains hot, with an increase from 838 positions posted a year ago to 1,592 at the start of November, growth of 90 percent.

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    Project management’s a hot area, with an 84 percent increase in postings from 1,028 a year ago to 1,887 by Nov. 1.

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    Eighty-three percent more postings sought skill with this technology over the past year, from 675 to 1,238.

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    These skills grew in demand by 77 percent, from 1,339 postings a year ago to 2,372 by Nov. 1.

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    The number of open positions posted for these skills grew from 969 a year ago to 1,694, an increase of 75 percent. It was the fast-growing skill in the March slideshow.

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    Managing customer data is growing in importance with a 74 percent increase in these postings in the past year, from 1,332 to 2,321.

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    Seventy-three percent more postings sought this programming language, with an increase from 4,144 to 7,182 listings this month.

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    Demand for skills with this technology grew by 71 percent from 1,228 listings a year ago to 2,102 by Nov. 1.

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    Change is hard, which makes finding ways to ease the process more valuable. These postings grew 69 percent from 1,646 a year ago to 2,781 by this month.

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    With so much risk of data breach or loss, it’s no wonder security remains a perennially hot skill. Postings grew by 69 percent over the past year from 764 to 1,290.

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