The internet is piled with article, blogs, forums and websites claiming that IT is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world today; some online portals have also conducted a market research and come up with authenticate figures that confirms this claim. The industry will generate 5.8 million new jobs and 75,000 new businesses will come on the scene, as forecasted by IDG.
If you’re planning to reinforce your tech skills to make the most of this thriving industry in 2013, or you’re a fresh IT graduate confused over choosing the right field, you have come to the right page. This post reveals the top 3 hottest IT trends for the current year.
Most of the top job portals rank iOS development or related skills like Xcode and objective-C very high. With the explosion of sales of the iPhone and iPad, the demand of iOS developers is growing like a wildfire. The annual revenue of iOS ecosystem has skyrocketed in the last two year, and expected to go higher in the coming years. So, if you are thinking to break into this industry, now is the time to get moving.
Though mobile app development and cloud computing hold larger share of IT market revenues, this oldest internet technology will be in high demand too. After many years of set backs, HTML has finally made revolutionary changes in HTML4 to introduce the latest version HTML5.
The latest HTML version features cross-browser compatibility. Most of the features of HTML5 have been developed with an aim to enable web applications run on low-powered devices like smartphones and tablets.
HTML5 has been ranked as one of the most sough-after job skills by two leading job portals Elance and Indeed. And interestingly, HTML5 is a lot easier to learn compared to some other languages in our list.
PHP + MySQL
Of course, it may not look as sexy as mobile app development or any newer web development technology, but PHP is and it will remain very important in the IT industry. This open-source scripting language is running over more than 20 millions websites today; the list includes some world-famous platforms like Wikipedia and Facebook.
The buzz of the town – the CMS development platforms like WordPress, Drupal and Joomla – all are made using PHP. According to Elance, PHP, WordPress and MySQL are some of the most sought-after skills. With its vast pool of talented and experienced programmers, PHP development India is drawing a massive number of outsourcing projects.