(Photo courtesy of Philly Tech Sistas)
As the lead organizer for training group Philly Tech Sistas, she would know — and her answers echo other coding pros in Philly’s tech community.
Per a June report from Robert Half Technology, these are the top five skills employers are demanding now:
- Cloud security/cybersecurity
- Cloud architecture
- Cloud computing
- Windows administration/mobile development
- Wireless network development/DevOps
Rajvi Mehta, a data scientist at investment giant Vanguard and the head of Women in Data’s Philadelphia chapter, explained how her experience with coding has differed over the years while working in the city.
“In my experience at Vanguard and while networking with other organizations in Philadelphia, I believe that RStudio, Python, Tableau (not a programming language, but important tool for data viz) are on a rise,” she wrote in an email. “In terms of job roles, there is an increase in the need for data engineers.”
Lisa Huffman, digital strategy associate at the Exton-based Springhouse Education & Consulting Services, which features instructor-led, beginner-to-advanced training for professionals looking to advance their tech skills, gave insight to what programming languages students are fond of this year.
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