What are the most valuable skills for software engineers?

A recent study by Burning Glass revealed the most valuable skills for software engineers.

Indeed, it was found out that employers in the tech industry are mostly looking for engineers who are experts in the principles of software engineering and development, including soft skills such as communication. Having a knowledge of programming languages and tools also gives a great advantage.

Programming languages such as Java, Python, ad Javascript are at the top of the list; and new languages such as Swift, TypeScript, and Kotlin are slowly gaining some popularity. Another programming language to know is SQL as it allows better managing and querying relational databases. Besides, it was also reported that having a knowledge of Scrum and Agile is always helpful.

After the pandemic that had a fatal impact on tech companies, businesses are looking for software engineers with the right skills and experience more than ever.


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