JSON, HTML5, iOS: 10 Hot Technical Skills for 2013

By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2012-10-15 Print this article Print


Expertise in JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) is the No. 1 skill sought after on CyberCoders. JSON is a text-based open standard designed for human-readable data interchange. It is derived from the JavaScript scripting language for representing simple data structures and associative arrays, called objects.
- Job types associated with this skill: Web developer
- Average salary range: $98,000 to $103,000


Are you looking to possibly switch jobs as 2012 winds down and we enter 2013? Or, are you looking to increase your salary by adding a skill to your resume? Well, CyberCoders has a bead on the 10 hottest tech skills for the coming year. CyberCoders is a worldwide recruiting firm that uses technology and experienced recruiters in its passionate pursuit to match great people with great companies. This eWEEK presentation lists the hottest technical skills for 2013, based on CyberCoders data. Highly skilled technical professionals are some of the most coveted candidates in today’s workforce. With salaries that often begin at six figures, highly skilled technical positions for developers, software engineers and software architects remain in constant demand.  As technology continues to evolve, CyberCoders identifies those skills that will be in the highest demand for 2013. These skills are ranked according to two primary factors: The number of open jobs requiring the skill and the number of jobs filled requiring the skill. By those criteria, the hottest skill listed is expertise in JavaScript Object Notation (JSON). Check out the slide show to see what skills round out the Top 10.


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