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LinkedIn Report Shows Flutters To Be The Most Preferred Skill Among Software Engineers

In the U.S., the average salary of a software engineer is $91,000.

LikedIn report shows Flutter as top skill for software engineers.

Flutter, an open-source mobile application development framework by Google and was released in 2015 at the Dart developer summit. And since then it has become a hit among app developers. Flutter is used to develop applications for Android and iOS and now with the recent announcements in Google I/O 2019, it has opened for web and embedded devices too.

Interestingly, Flutter is also the first-party solution for developing mobile applications for creating Google Fuchsia. Previously, Java used to be the most widely used Android’s programming language. Now, Java’s place has been taken by Kotlin that has been declared Android’s preferred language.

Every developer wants to add more and more skills under his belt but choosing the best skills that will help in the long term is a very important decision.

Linkedin, a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft which has over 610 million registered users, released new statistics unveiling Flutter as the top growing skills among the software engineers. To become a software engineer, you need to have these mentioned skills.

The Fastest Growing Skills For Software Engineers

Software engineers life is like that only, they need to update their skills every year. Well, you don’t need to worry, the following list will help in choosing the best course for you.

These skills rankings are based on the growth rates of the members in the selected occupations mentioning the skill in the past year. This data has been provided by LinkedIn Senior Insights Analyst Nick Doulos

1. Flutter

Flutter, Google's mobile UI framework that is used for crafting high-quality native experiences on iOS and Android

The beta version was released in 2015 and Flutter’s first stable version, Flutter 1.0 was launched in December 2018. Google released the Flutter to compete with Facebook’s React Native.

Facts about Flutter

2. Android Design

Android UI design has been evolved, and every Android developer is required to have knowledge about the most popular UI interfaces, elements and when to use them. When designing the interface, Android developers need to be consistent and predictable at the time of choosing the interface elements.

Android UI design


Nuxt.js is a free and open source web application framework built on the basis of Vue.js, Node.js, Babel.js, Express.js, and Webpack. Nuxt.js is also known as "meta-framework for universal applications." This framework allows the users to have the content completely pre-rendered on the server.

Facts about Nuxt.Js

4. Continuous Integration and Development

If we see it as a term of software developer, Continuous integration is the practice of merging all software developers working copies to distribute mainline several times a day. The term Continuous Integration came out first in 1991 by Grady Booch

Facts about Continuous Integration and development

5. Angular Material

It is a UI component library for Angular JS software application developers. Angular Material design components assist in constructing appealing and functional web pages and web applications during bonding with modern web design principles such as device independence, browser portability and more.

Facts about Angular Material

If software engineers learn these skills then there is a great road ahead for them. But what if you want to manage a team of software engineers? Software engineering skills become very important to take a large step. Nowadays it is less about writing codes and motivating others.

Software Engineering Managers’s Rapidly Growing Software Skills

Here is the list of the rapidly growing software engineering skills that every software developer managers should have. These software developer skills will help in managing the team of software engineering personnel.

1. People Management

Getting the best technical talent is the key to remain ahead of others but knowing how to handle and encourage technical professionals is most important for the success of the business.

2. Leadership

Attaining leadership skills requires practice and continuous skill building. Efficient leaders in software engineering should be more just the title of boss or manager. Some are born with leadership skills while some get leadership traits over time and rigorous learning.

3. Team Management

It is the ability of a software engineering manager to administer and coordinate a team of software engineers to complete a task. This skill includes communication, performance appraisals, and teamwork.

4. Team Building

The first step of team building is to lead a team efficiently, you must first set up your leadership with every team member. You should not ignore that the most effective leaders create their relationships of loyalty and trust instead of using the fear.

5. Strategic Planning

Software engineering managers can use strategic planning to set priorities and strengthen operations. It also helps in making sure that employees and other interest holders are working toward achieving the common goals.

Tech Salaries data

Software developer is one of the most prosperous jobs across the world.

There will be an increase of 22 percent in jobs for app developers by 2022. If you are interested in knowing more about the software developer jobs and pay package then here is the salary guide for app developers.

Good luck guys in your journey to become a software engineer!

As a developer, it’s time you brushed up your flutter development skills and got listed in our annual exclusive report on the top flutter app development companies. And as usual, stay tuned with MobileAppDaily for regular updates!

Aparna <span>Growth Strategist</span>
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