The 10 Hottest Skills That Got People Hired in 2014

LinkedIn, a business-oriented social networking service analyzed skills and experience data in over 330 million LinkedIn member profiles. At the end of year 2014, LinkedIn asked the question,” Who’s getting hired and what are they doing”?



Pearl, Ruby and Python are “scripting languages”. A scripting language is a programming language that supports scripts, programs written for a special run-time environment. This term is also used loosely to refer to dynamic high-level general-purpose language.

9. Algorithm Design


Algorithm design is a special method used to create a mathematical process of problem solving. Applied algorithm design is algorithm engineering.

8.Web Architecture  & Development Framework


A web application framework or web framework is a software that is used for the development of dynamic websites , web applications or  when web services are designed. The capabilities of a web framework are designed to rapidly achieve and create executable Web applications results.

7.Mobile Development


Mobile application development is the process by which application software is developed for handheld devices, such as mobile phones or personal digital assistants.

6.Business Intelligence


The term Business Intelligence, became popular since early mid 1990s. It refers to the procedures and processes for systematic analysis (collection, analysis and presentation) of data in electronic form.

5.SEO/SEM Marketing


Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine’s “natural” or un-paid (“organic”) search results. Search engine marketing (SEM) is a form of Internet marketing that involves the promotion of websites by increasing their visibility in search engine results pages (SERPs) through advertising and optimization .

4.Network & Information Security


Network security includes all measures for the planning, execution and monitoring of security in networks.

3.Storage Systems & Management


The term storage management encompasses the technologies and processes organizations’ use to maximize or improve the performance of their data storage resources.

2.Middleware & Integration Software


Middleware is a computer software that provides services to software applications beyond those available from the operating system. In contrast to the lower level network services that handle simple communication between computers, middleware supports communication between processes.

1.Statistical Analysis & Data Mining


Statistical Analysis and Data Mining addresses the broad area of data analysis, including data mining algorithms, statistical approaches, and practical applications.

You can check out the full list of 25 hottest skills on LinkedIn.

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  1. John
    Dec 23, 2014 @ 15:16:19

    Guys, Linkedin is full of actors haha. I can make an awesome hot roasted beef. that should be skill to get hired for haha


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