A survey by job-matching service TheLadders.com revealed that the fastest-growing jobs are in the tech sector, replacing those in middle management as the positions employers are trying to fill most. Of the fastest growing job titles over the last five years, seven of the top 10 are technology positions that necessitate specific technical skills for developing software and mining data. Further, four of the seven fastest-growing technology jobs — DevOps engineer, iOS developer, data scientist and Android developer — did not even exist on TheLadders five years ago. According to the survey, those jobs require deep educational qualifications and specific skills in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics rather than managerial skills.
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