Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Seven Skills | Seven Cities
Seven Web technology skills offer the greatest potential to advance your career. Seven cities offer the best prospects for employing these skills.
Here are the specific IT skills that staffing executives say are most in demand—and that are commanding the highest pay rates:
- Ruby on Rails
- Oracle DBAs
Here are the seven cities with the best job prospects for technology workers:
- Washington, DC
- Columbus, OH
- Edison, NJ
One Action Plan
While it may not be realistic to uproot your family and move to another city, you can develop new skills that the marketplace wants and will compensate you for at above average wages.
Identify one of the top seven Web technology skills and develop a plan to get better at this skill. For example, 192 web-developers-in-training have committed to a 17-week self-study group to learn PHP. You can organize a self-study group and make a difference in your community.
There is no need for your career to be a crap shoot. Set a goal, develop a plan, get others involved.