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trønderen18-Jan-23 10:23
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MikeCO1018-Jan-23 3:37
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Edward,
The way you asked the question gets you a lot of answers that reflect the experience of the responders. Skills are only a part of the equation, and I don't think it's of value for any of us to just spew out a list of the latest or greatest skills. The industry is large enough so you can find 'demand' with a widely varied skill set. As someone said, there are really good Cobol jobs that are in demand due to the scarcity of Cobol programmers.

What I'd ask of you is:
What is your work experience at this point? If you've been around since GWB, you're not starting out in your career.
What do you want to do? Small team, large team, challenging, comfortable, etc. Are you looking to be a DBA, Front end, or back end programmer? Desktop, web, phone apps?
'Very good with SQLs' - on a CRUD level or design and interdependency level? It's a relatively easy jump to Postgres or MySQL but again, what are your goals in that case?
'Moderate acquaintances with C#/VB.net'. With the vastness of .net languages, that's not telling me a lot.

Industry-wise, my thoughts are that Web/Cloud is the way to go. I'd forget AI and Web 3.0. IoT and VR are promising but those could be really tough skills to take on, depending on your experience.

Microsoft: "Where do you want to go today?"
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