Udemy, the largest online courses platform in the world, has selected the ten technological skills that are trending at the moment and that will remain in the top for a long time.
- Kotlin. It is the programming language Kotlin v1.0 that was launched in 2016 as an alternative to Java for the development of Android applications. It has become the number 1 skill, with an increase in its demand of 95% over last year.
- Neural Networks or ‘Deep Learning‘. Artificial Neural Networks imitate how the human brain processes, stores and acts on information. Their knowledge can be used for almost all industries: online retailer (shopping cart analysis), finance (prevention of credit card fraud), health (disease prevention) or agriculture (crop management).
- Project management. According to Project Management Institute, in 2027 87.7 million managers will be needed. It is not strange that he is among the fastest growing professions on this list.
- Apache Kafka. It is used by companies such as Uber, Twitter or Airbnb and is a differentiator for companies that seek to stay one step ahead. Its ability to provide real-time data and apply predictive analysis allows the study of customer behavior.
- GraphQL. As mobile applications become more complex and rich in data, GraphQL (developed by Facebook) increases its importance, since it allows to optimize mobile performance through the redesign of data acquisition.
- Chef Software. It is used by many companies to control and manage their IT infrastructures, so it is not surprising that Chef is the sixth most popular skill.
- Microsoft certification courses. Azure, SQL Server, Windows Server and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook and Powerpoint) still have their place in the podium of popular skills.
- Artificial intelligence. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the most innovative technology of our era and we have only scratched the surface. The speed with which it has improved in a short time makes possible its use in many industries: from helping detect cancer or analyzing patterns to catch money launderers.
- Ethereum and Blockchain. Similar to Bitcoin block chains, Ethereum allows you to execute code in any decentralized application to manage records or transactions.
- RPA (Robotic Process Automation). Just as physical robots have revolutionized the manufacturing industry, software robots now impact the business world by freeing workers from more mechanical tasks.