Software developers in general—as well as Java, mobile software and Microsoft .Net developers in particular—are in short supply today. Those fields represent four of the top five most difficult positions IT managers are looking to fill, according to a survey of 866 technology-focused hiring managers and recruiters by Web-based IT jobs site Dice.com.
The fifth most difficult skill set to find was in the general area of security, followed by SAP developers, Microsoft Sharepoint specialists and Web developers. Active federal security clearance specialists and network engineering professionals rounded out the top 10. With so many developer positions remaining unfilled, there are several reasons the market isn’t moving to bridge talent gaps, Dice research indicated.
(Curated by Dennis Moore. Read the complete article here)