Top 10 most popular Software Skills to learn in 2020

With the demand for workers with advanced tech skills skyrocketing, many companies are putting more resources into recruiting, hiring and nurturing the right talent to remain in the global competition.That means employees willing to put time into developing tech skills may have the upper-hand in landing some of the most in-demand roles.But as technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, it can be difficult to know exactly what skill sets are necessary to thrive in different fields. 

After analyzing data from more than 40 million users, the online learning platform found that the most popular tech skill people are learning is Python, a programming language. Overall, the report notes there’s a huge interest in learning about artificial intelligence (AI) and data science.

Here are the top 10 most popular tech skills of 2020 — and where workers are leveling up the most:

1. Python

A programming language used in software development, infrastructure management and data analysis.

2. React (web)

A JavaScript library for building user interfaces.

3. Angular

A JavaScript-based open-source front-end web framework.

4. Machine learning

The scientific study of algorithms and statistical models.

5. Docker

An open-source platform used to create software packages called containers.

6. Django

A Python-based free and open-source web framework

7. CompTIA

A professional tech organization that has four IT certification series ranging from entry-level to expert.

8. Amazon AWS

A certification that validates cloud expertise.

9. Deep learning

A class of machine learning based on artificial neural networks.

10. Flutter

An open-source mobile application framework created by Google to develop apps for Android, iOS, Web.

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