Forbes recently published the most popular IT job roles in the UK are Software engineer, Database Administrator and Data Scientist.
Using our unique Geek Talent Search tm we analysed 36.5K UK public profiles across the web and here are the results sorted by popularity in case you want to pursue one of those roles:

The top 10 skills for Software engineer:

  1. Software Engineering
  2. Software Development
  3. Java
  4. C++
  5. C#
  6. Sql
  7. C
  8. Javascript
  9. Testing
  10. .Net

The top 10 skills for Database Administrator:

  1. Databases
  2. Database Administration
  3. Sql
  4. Oracle
  5. Performance Tuning
  6. Database Design
  7. Unix
  8. Ssis
  9. Disaster Recovery
  10. Microsoft Sql Server

The top 10 skills for Data Scientist:

  1. Machine Learning
  2. R
  3. Data Analysis
  4. Python
  5. Statistics
  6. Algorithms
  7. Java
  8. Big Data
  9. Data Mining
  10. Sql

In case you want to learn which generic skills are relevant to all three roles, check our skills DNA generated by using Watson Analytics:

skills DNA

skills DNA

We will be keeping you up to date with more career information over the coming months so stay tuned.

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