Java is the most-in-demand job skill in 2022: Mercer|Mettl Report
The business landscape is undergoing a transformation due to the digitization process. Consequently, technology skills are perpetually evolving.
“Additionally, DevOps has become one of the prominent roles to hire across industries because of their increased emphasis on network security, rapid adoption of cloud systems, and agile methodologies,” says the report, based on the data collected from over 2 lakh assessments done in 2019-2021 by Mercer|Mettl.
When it comes to data science skills, the report says, SQL, AWS, and Azure have gained significance due to the strategic importance of data analysis and increased usage of cloud systems. Python, which is widely used in web programming, automation, data visualization, and data science, has become one of the most popular languages.
“Over the past two years, organizations across the globe have realized the need to adopt technology into the core of their business. Established businesses as well as start-ups are extensively using technology such as AI, ML, blockchain and data sciences to differentiate themselves. This technical uprising has led to an exponential growth in demand for high-quality tech talent across variety of skills. MercerlMettl’s report is a study of technologies that have and will shape the future of various industries. I am hopeful that the report will guide industry leaders to define innovative approaches to hiring in 2022 and beyond,” said Siddhartha Gupta, CEO, Mercer|Mettl.