Want to boost your salary? Learn Scala, Golang, or Python

Want a pay boost? Pick up a new skill. Which one? Go, Scala, and big data skills like Apache Spark and Hadoop are all good places to start, according to PayScale, a salary-tracking site for IT and other industries. PayScale used its pay-tracking database to determine which job skills provide the largest average boost in pay, and presented the results in its 2016 Workforce-Skills Preparedness Report, “Leveling Up: How to Win in the Skills Economy.” [ Also from InfoWorld: 10 hard-core coding tips for faster Python. | Keep up with hot topics in programming with InfoWorld’s Application Development newsletter. ]Go and Scala help bring it on home It’s no surprise that IT skills were among the most highly valued; that’s been consistently true, even during the economy’s rockier years. Of the 25…


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