Issue No. 01 - January/February (2012 vol. 14)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MITP.2012.7
Faheem Ahmed , United Arab Emirates University
Luiz Fernando Capretz , University of Western Ontario, Canada
Piers Campbell , United Arab Emirates University
<p>An analysis of 500 advertisements for IT positions focuses on the soft skills mentioned in the ads, revealing which soft skills are in high demand for software development and which ones are neglected despite their importance.</p>
Keywords: IT workforce, soft skills, human factors, software development, diversity in software engineering, information technology
F. Ahmed, L. F. Capretz and P. Campbell, "Evaluating the Demand for Soft Skills in Software Development," in IT Professional, vol. 14, no. , pp. 44-49, 2012.