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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

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Expertise in Objective-C is the second most sought-after skill on CyberCoders. Objective-C is a general-purpose, high-level, object-oriented programming language that adds Smalltalk-style messaging to the C programming language. It is the main programming language used by Apple for the OS X and iOS operating systems.- Job types associated with this skill: Developer, Mobile Developer- Average salary range: $100,000 to $112,000

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Expertise in software as a service technologies and concepts ranked as the third most sought-after skill on CyberCoders. SaaS, sometimes referred to as "on-demand software," is a software delivery model in which software and associated data are centrally hosted on the cloud. SaaS is typically accessed by users using a thin client via a Web browser. SaaS has become a common delivery model for many business applications. SaaS sales in 2010 reached $10 billion, and it is projected that SaaS revenue will more than double its 2010 numbers by 2015 and reach a projected $21.3 billion, according to Gartner.- Job types associated with this skill: Software Engineer, Developer- Average salary range: $102,000 to $115,000

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Expertise in cloud computing technologies ranked as the fourth most sought-after skill on CyberCoders. Cloud computing is the use of computing resources (hardware and software) that are delivered as a service over a network (typically the Internet). The name comes from the use of a cloud-shaped symbol as an abstraction for the complex infrastructure it contains in system diagrams. Cloud computing entrusts remote services with a user's data, software and computation.- Job types associated with this skill: Cloud Engineer, Developer- Average salary range: $96,000 to $115,000

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Expertise in Xcode ranked as the fifth hottest skill on CyberCoders. Xcode is an integrated development environment (IDE) containing a suite of software development tools developed by Apple for developing software for OS X and iOS. First released in 2003, the latest stable release is version 4.5.1 and is available via the Mac App Store free of charge for Mac OS X Lion and OS X Mountain Lion users. Registered developers can download preview releases and previous versions of the suite through the Apple Developer Website.- Jobs associated with this skill: mobile developer- Average salary range: $98,000 to $108,000

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Expertise in Microsoft’s SharePoint technology ranked as the sixth hottest skill on CyberCoders. Microsoft SharePoint is a business collaboration platform developed by Microsoft. SharePoint collaboration software helps simplify business intelligence, content management, search, and sharing for intranet and Internet sites. First launched in 2001, SharePoint has historically been associated with intranet content management and document management, but recent versions have significantly broader capabilities. SharePoint comprises a multipurpose set of Web technologies that are useful for many organizations, backed by a common technical infrastructure. By default, SharePoint has a Microsoft Office-like interface, and it is closely integrated with the Office suite.- Jobs associated with this skill: Developer- Average salary range: $80,000 to $92,000

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Expertise in enterprise resource planning (ERP) technologies and concepts ranked as the seventh hottest skill on CyberCoders. ERP is business management software that allows an organization to use a system of integrated applications to manage the business. ERP software integrates all facets of an operation, including development, manufacturing, sales and marketing. ERP systems can run on a variety of computer hardware and network configurations, typically employing a database as a repository for information.- Jobs associated with this skill: Account Manager, Analyst- Average salary range: $73,000 to $85,000

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Expertise in HTML5 ranked as the eighth hottest skill on CyberCoders. HTML5 is a markup language for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web, and is a core technology of the Internet originally proposed by Opera Software. It is the fifth revision of the HTML standard (created in 1990 and standardized as HTML4 as of 1997) and, as of October 2012, is still under development. Its core aims have been to improve the language with support for the latest multimedia while keeping it easily readable by humans and consistently understood by computers and devices.- Jobs associated with this skill: Front-End Developer- Average salary range: $64,000 to $72,000

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Expertise in T-SQL ranked as the ninth hottest skill on CyberCoders. TransacT-SQL (T-SQL) is Microsoft's and Sybase's proprietary extension to SQL. Often expanded to Structured Query Language, SQL is a standardized computer language that was originally developed by IBM for querying, altering and defining relational databases, using declarative statements. T-SQL expands on the SQL standard to include procedural programming, local variables, various support functions for string processing, date processing, mathematics, etc., and changes to the DELETE and UPDATE statements. TransacT-SQL is central to using Microsoft SQL Server.- Jobs associated with this skill: Data Analyst- Average salary range: $73,000 to $90,000

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Expertise in Apple’s iOS ranked as the tenth hottest skill on CyberCoders. iOS is a mobile operating system developed and distributed by Apple. Originally released in 2007 for the iPhone and iPod Touch, it has been extended to support other Apple devices such as the iPad and Apple TV. Unlike Microsoft's Windows Phone and Google's Android, Apple does not license iOS for installation on non-Apple hardware. As of Sept. 12, 2012, Apple's App Store contained more than 700,000 iOS applications, which have collectively been downloaded more than 30 billion times. It had a 23 percent share of the smartphone operating system units sold in the first quarter of 2012, behind only Google's Android. In June 2012, it accounted for 65 percent of mobile Web data consumption (including use on both the iPod Touch and the iPad). In the first half of 2012, there were 410 million devices activated. As of September,...

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