Java

2017 Career Insights

Software Development continues to be a highly-valued skillset within the IT landscape. Reports estimate that the demand will continue to grow by 17% from 2014-2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. The main reason for the rapid growth is a large increase in the demand for computer software.

 

Check out this helpful list of Oracle Java Certification Exams for 2017

 

TRENDS AND HISTORICAL DATA 2017

  1. Java SE Version Adoption
    • Java 9 – March 2017
    • Java 8 should take about 70-80% of the market with older models starting to die out
  2. Java EE Version Adoption
    • Java EE 7 looks to take more shares from Java EE 6 before the release of Java EE 8
  3. IDEs
    • IntelliJ looks to become a little more popular than Eclipse
  4. Build Tools
    • Maven growing even more rapidly with Gradle becoming more popular and Ant fading away
  5. Web Frameworks
    • Spring MVC and Spring Boot
  6. VCS
    • Git will continue to become more popular with SVN, Mercurial, and CVS fading away
  7. Tools to Get Excited For
    • Docker
    • Spring Boot
    • Angular 2
    • Java 8
    • Vaadin
    • Kotlin
    • Microservices
    • Scala
    • Akka
    • RxJava

 

JS LIBRARIES TO WATCH IN 2017

  • D3.JS
  • Node.JS
  • Riot.JS
  • Create.JS
  • Keystone.JS
  • Vue.JS
  • Meteor
  • Chart.JS
  • Three.JS
  • Omniscient.JS
  • Ractive.JS