Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur

Trend lines

On the plus side, I noticed while writing the last post that LinkedIn has a cute new feature: you can hover over any of your skills, and get a quick description of what it is, and what the year-on-year trend for that skill is. (Presumably of the number of people listing it?)

It makes interesting reading. Skills that are down (at least a bit) include Perl, Java and C#. Ones that are sharply up include Scrum, Agile Development in general and (by a solid 30%) Scala. All of which helps me feel like I am continuing to ride the waves of the industry reasonably well...
Tags: programming, social networking

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