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Indiana Average Salary $72,500.00
Average Time to Fill 37 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,271
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 8.36 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Technology and Tool Usage
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Written Communication
Oral Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Interacting With Computers

Debug computer programs, software, or systems
Solve software problems
Maintain computer software or code
Assist users with software or hardware problems
Troubleshoot computer database problems
Maintain complex computer databases
Solve computer hardware problems
Troubleshoot computer hardware problems
Install software applications
Configure computer networks
Integrate software into different types of pre-existing environments, architectures, or systems
Install hardware, software, or peripheral equipment
Troubleshoot computer network problems
Maintain network systems
Create data backups to prevent loss of information
Perform website maintenance
Plan computer security measures
Implement security measures for computer or information systems
Upload data to website or online server for information sharing
Code data or other information
Prepare media files for web distribution
Operate computers or computerized equipment
Update database information
Communicate with others using social media
Modify computer network systems

Thinking Creatively

Write computer programs or code
Optimize software performance
Design software or user interface
Apply user experience to application design
Design software applications
Develop applications to access data warehouses while maintaining information security and integrity
Design data processing systems
Develop web services
Design data security systems
Define website architectures
Develop accessible web interfaces using established guidelines and verification techniques
Develop complex computer databases
Develop simple informational data repositories or databases
Create relational databases
Design complex hardware and software solutions
Create website
Develop simple financial data repositories or databases
Develop computer, network, or database policies, procedures, or standards
Develop computer or information security policies or procedures
Create databases
Develop dynamic or hybrid web applications
Maintain quality assurance procedures
Define database parameters or specifications
Develop records management systems
Develop diagrams or flow charts of how systems operate
Develop simple operational data repositories or databases
Design websites or web applications
Develop stored procedures for repeatable database processes
Develop management control systems
Develop graphic designs or models
Set page layout or composition
Develop testing routines or procedures
Develop engineering policies, procedures, or standards
Determine operational criteria or specifications
Develop mathematical concepts, models, or simulations
Develop graphic art
Write business project or bid proposals
Write public sector, educational, or institutional grant proposals

Analyzing Data or Information

Analyze technical problems
Analyze business problems
Apply mathematical principles or statistical approaches to solve problems in scientific or applied fields
Analyze engineering design problems
Perform software crash analysis
Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality
Identify problems using mathematical or statistical methods
Analyze website usage metrics
Calculate differential equations
Analyze user workflow in software or application designs
Analyze data to identify or resolve operational problems
Perform engineering research
Evaluate product design
Analyze engineering data

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Information Systems
Supervisory Skills
SQL Server
Systems Development
System Design
Microsoft Sharepoint
Business Development

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