Top Job Trends in Review

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We’ve [Indeed Jobs] analyzed millions of job postings to identify the Top Job Trends.  The list comprises the fastest growing keywords contained in job postings last year, and illustrates the rapidly emerging demand for information technology and social media skills.

Top Job Trends

1.  HTML5

2.  Mobile app

3.  Android

4.  Twitter

5.  jQuery

6.  Facebook

7.  Social media

8.  iPhone

9.  Cloud computing

10. Virtualization

Job postings for HTML5 – the next major revision of HTML – skyrocketed last year, allowing it to displace Twitter as the #1 job trend.



Five keywords from the Top Job Trends of 2009 made the 2010 edition: Twitter, iPhone, Facebook, cloud computing, and Social media.

Mobile app, Android, jQuery, and Virtualization joined HTML5 as newcomers to the top 10.

The following keywords didn’t make the Top Job Trends list, but showed notable growth in 2010:

Information technology – Sharepoint, Drupal, SEO

Healthcare – Speech language pathologist, Wellness, Clinical research

Business Loss prevention, Sustainability, Compliance, Leadership development, Supply chain

Enter any keyword into Indeed’s Job Trends search box to see its trend; click Find Jobs to view current postings.

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Alana Johnson

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