Jobs Tractor language popularity February 2012

Mobile development still some way from the top 2 spots

Objective-C has maintained it's top 3 billing with 837 jobs in February. Jobs requesting Android skills just maintained the number 4 spot with 472 jobs in February, just 10 ahead of SQL with 462. Java and PHP traded places again but still look safe at the top with 1120 and 1259 jobs respectively.

February job numbers close to January

February had just 500 less jobs than wwere advertised in January. It would be expected to see some upswing in January but it's not clear how big the drop off will be as we get into Spring.

 
LanguageJobs
PHP1259
Java1120
Objective C837
Java (Android)472
SQL462
Ruby368
JavaScript335
C#321
ActionScript199
Python165
C++160
ASP.net95
C77

Based on 17302 developer Jobs advertised on twitter in February 2012

The data for the above is taken from developer jobs found on twitter by Jobs Tractor. If you're a developer looking for work you might want to check out the Jobs Tractor developer jobs board.

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