Applications development is undoubtedly a hot skills area. Demand for both mobile and desktop developers continues to increase, and this trend will continue well into 2015. However, Foote Partners data suggests that the three skills listed here are poised for significant growth in the coming year. It's worth noting that JavaFX and user interface/experience design skills also made the Foote Partners list of highest paying noncertified IT skills.
Organizations are more regularly refining their digital customer experience, making user interface and experience design crucial skills in the coming year.
JavaFX is coming on strong as it replaces Swing in the marketplace.
Agile programming is new to the noncertified IT skills list, but Foote predicts pay premium for this area to grow into 2015.