Open Source Career Opportunities Continue to Abound
In a turbulent economy and an uncertain job market, open source jobs remain a consistent source of career growth for technology professionals. From scripting programming languages to open source server operating system to mobile applications developers, open source continues to offer opportunities for job seekers.Shravan Goli, president of Dice.com, offers these statistics based on jobs posted on Dice.com from August 2012 to August 2013: The number of available jobs for Python programmers grew 22 percent year-over-year, from 3,578 to 4,360. The number of available Ruby on Rails positions grew 15 percent year-over-year from 2,307 to 2,654. While the number of available Perl positions fell from 5,025 to 4,880 (a 3 percent decline year-over-year) and PHP positions remained stable at 3,619 available jobs in 2012 and 3,627 available in August 2013, the numbers show a continued demand for open source developers….
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