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Woodbridge, NJ (Global HQ)

90 Woodbridge Center Drive

Suite 360

Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Tel: 1-732-739-2330

Fax: 1-732-739-1996

Philippines

Metro Manila

8th Floor Room 801, Raffles

Corporate Center

Emerald Ave., Ortigas Center

Pasig City, Metro Manila 1605

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

Level 1 & 2, Tower 3, Avenue 7

Horizon 2 Bangsar South City,

Bangsar South, 59200 Kuala

Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Beijing

Rm 2201, South Tower, Soho

Shangdu Dongdaqiao 8th Road

Chaoyang Disctrict

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Fax: +86 10 5878 0568

Qingdao

Room 2101, Peninsula

International Building,

182-8 Haier Road, Qingdao,

Shandong 266000

Tel: +86 532 68669385

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Shanghai

Unit G, H, 18th Floor

Shanghai Industrial Building

18 Caoxi North Road

Xuhui District, Shanghai 200030

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Fax: +86 21 64270570-8530

Chengdu

26th Floor, Building 2 Xiang Nian Plaza Fifth Jitai Road

Gaoxin District, Chengdu, Sichuan China, 610041

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Fax: +86 21 64270570-8530

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5/F Heng Shan Centre

145 Queen’s Road East

Wan Chai

Tel: +852 3622 3225

Fax: +852 3622 2150

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Top 8 Fastest-Growing Skills In 2018

February 8, 2018

According to Upwork Global Inc., a freelancing website, there is a rapid growth in technical skills that will be seen in 2018. Employers are looking for those who possess these skills and are able to become a competitor in the tech field. These Individuals may see an increase in their average salary for this year, as shown in the chart below.

1. Robotics:

Being that this is the top skill to have in 2018, it is essential that roboticists possess other qualities and knowledge of this craft. Other skill sets to have are systems thinking, programming mindset, active learning, mathematics, judgement & decision making, technology design, quality control analysis, and complex problem solving. -Robotiq

2. Blockchain:

There is a high demand for blockchain experts, yet there seems to be a shortage. These individuals need to have a background in computer programming, like C, C+, Java, JavaScript, Python or Go. Being able to understand data structures and cybersecurity is a huge plus. -IoTcoresoft

3. Bitcoin:

Jobs related to cryptocurrency have tremendously increased over the last year. It is important to understand how bitcoin works, in order to receive the best possible outcomes. Individuals who have knowledge in computer architecture, data structures, algorithms, C, C++, probability theory, and symmetric cryptography will be able to properly operate Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency. -Cyber Degrees

4. Penetration Testing:

Identifying the vulnerabilities within the operating system plays a key role in the level of security the infrastructure truly has. A penetration tester needs to have good knowledge of networking and network protocols, be able to master operating systems, know basic scripting (like Bash) and programming language, block firewalls, and understand the operation of an ARPSpoof/MiTM. Remember, penetration testing is just as important as any other security testing. -Infosec Institute

5. React.js:

With its clean abstraction, developer tools, and reusable components, users prefer React.js over other frameworks. It is used to build interfaces in a simpler or easier way, with its syntax called JSX. React.js developers need to have a strong experience JavaScript, DOM manipulation, RESTful APIs, and JSON Web Token. Also, having knowledge with data structure libraries, benchmarking and optimization, and code versioning tools is a plus. -Toptal

6. Amazon Web Services Lambda: 

Allows users to build code without provision and continuously running servers. AWS Lambda is used to develop a ‘Custom Skill’ that requires the developer to have experience with HTTP, programming, Python, Java, or JavaScript. -Modus

7. Augmented Reality:

Often times confused with virtual reality, augmented reality is the ability to take technology and layer a sense of reality on top of another. In terms of design, it is best to understand social/web-based content, UX mobile design, 3D modeling, mobile programming, and relevant SDKs, to become a successful developer in this field. -Sparks Group 

8. Deep Learning:

Involves building and training a large artificial neural network with numerous hidden layers. Being familiar with probability, linear algebra, calculus, programming, Python, and R with increase your knowledge in machine learning. -DeepGram

Sources: Glassdoor, Indeed, Ziprecruiter, Payscale, Cyberspecialists

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