The five most important technological advancements are as follows:
Most in-demand talents in 2022: React.js is by far the most in-demand programming language
React.js has been identified as the most sought-after programming language in the United States, with 12% of the top 50 programming talents according to the Works list requiring proficiency in the language, and it accounts for over 40% of all front-end positions in the top 50. Since the 2020 report indicated that React accounted for 12% of all positions, it has maintained its current standing. The popularity of React among leading IT firms can be attributed to its capability to allow for the development of applications with an enhanced user interface, user experience, and increased performance.
Combinations of Node.js and React will be among the most in-demand talents in 2022
It is noteworthy that a curious trend has recently emerged in the job market: more than half of the positions requiring Node proficiency require either a must-have or a preferred expertise in React. This skill pairing is likely to face strong competition from Python-React combinations. In addition to React, Node expertise is in high demand, with knowledge in Amazon Web Services, Typescript, Python, PostgreSQL, and GraphQL being advantageous as well.
Highest-Demand Abilities Python with React is yet another popular combination
Python has been gaining traction in the job market, with it making up 6.9% of the most sought-after skills and 19.2% of back-end positions being advertised. This surge in popularity is likely due to its versatility and effectiveness.
In recent years, AWS has become more popular
Analysis of the most recent study has revealed that the utilisation of Amazon Web Services (AWS) has significantly increased since the previous study, with 6.3 percent of the top 50 jobs now requiring experience with AWS. This accounts for almost half (46.3%) of all DevOps requirements among the top 50 occupations, making it the most sought-after DevOps capability. This comes as no surprise when considering the numerous benefits of AWS, such as its robust security, cost-effectiveness, user-friendly interface, scalability, and versatility.
When it comes to cultivating and strengthening software development teams in the United States, there is a clear demand for the following five abilities: Kubernetes, Docker, Ruby on Rails, Vue.js, Go/Golang, and PHP. These skills are quickly gaining traction in the job market.