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    The 15 Hottest IT Skills in Today’s Market

    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 November 2010, 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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    JDE-related postings have increased dramatically over the last 12 months. As of Oct. 1, 2011, there were 2,253 jobs listed on Dice.com, an increase of 312 percent.

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    Siebel postings increased 134 percent over the past year, with 2,707 jobs listed.

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    Though there’s much debate over exactly what this encompasses, postings that mention these skills grew on the site by 124 percent, with 2,643 jobs posted.

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    These skills grew in demand by 123 percent, with 4,723 jobs listed on Oct. 1.

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    The number of listings grew by 95 percent, with 3,923 jobs posted.

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    Listings for Android increased 93 percent, with 1,319 jobs posted on Oct. 1.

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    Mobile application postings also increased 92 percent, with 1,162 jobs listed.

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    The open-source Web framework, Ruby On Rails, showed an increase of 67 percent over the last year, with 1,880 jobs posted as of Oct 1.

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    SaaS-related listings increase 66 percent, with 1,326 jobs listed.

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    This area remains hot, with 2,406 jobs posted at the start of October — a growth of 61 percent.

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    Fifty-three percent more postings sought this programming language, with 10,357 jobs listed.

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    Postings related to Apple’s iPhone increased 53 percent over the last year, with 1,158 jobs posted.

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    Demand for skills with this technology grew by 52 percent, with 3,216 jobs posted on Dice.com on Oct. 1.

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    Job postings for Cisco Certified Network Associate increased 52 percent, with 1,267 jobs listed.

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    Postings related to Cascading Style Sheets increased 51 percent over the past year, with 6,623 jobs listed on Oct. 1.

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