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Issue No. 01 - January/February (2012 vol. 14)
ISSN: 1520-9202
pp: 44-49
Faheem Ahmed , United Arab Emirates University
Luiz Fernando Capretz , University of Western Ontario, Canada
Piers Campbell , United Arab Emirates University
ABSTRACT
<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>
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Keywords: IT workforce, soft skills, human factors, software development, diversity in software engineering, information technology
CITATION
Faheem Ahmed, Luiz Fernando Capretz, Piers Campbell, "Evaluating the Demand for Soft Skills in Software Development", IT Professional, vol. 14, no. , pp. 44-49, January/February 2012, doi:10.1109/MITP.2012.7
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