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This site intends to answer the following question: What are the most useful skills in the European labour market? It also presents job related links, practical info, statistics, IT trends based partially on my web robot search results and third party sources. web robot
The most popular LinkedIn skills at Monster in the UK, Sep 2015

Access, Account Management, Accounting, Acting, Administration, Advertising, Agents, Agility, Analysis, Analytical Skills, Analytics, Appeals, Appraisals, Architecture, ASP, ASP.NET, Assurance, Auditing, Automation, Automotive, Bands, Banking, Branding, Broadband, Budgeting, Budgets, Business Analysis, Business Development, Business Process, Business Strategy, Buyers, etc.
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Source: monster.co.uk, searhing for all UK jobs, showing skills with 1000+ matching jobs
Youth unemployment in Europe
Yearly average wages in the EU

Yearly average wage, Euro2005200820112014
EU 28 countries21,26621,54821,454N/A
Belgium21,27323,40525,52026,794
Bulgaria1,5512,6153,396N/A
Czech Republic5,5878,3469,1018,711
Denmark25,39328,48031,65633,020
Germany22,36324,01526,08827,782
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Source: EuroStat
US occupations and their wages (2013)

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CategoryOccupationAnnual mean wage
($, thousands)
medicalAnesthesiologist235
medicalSurgeon233
medicalOral and Maxillofacial Surgeon219
medicalObstetrician and Gynecologist213
medicalOrthodontist196
medicalIntensist188
medicalPhysician187
medicalFamily and General Practitioner                   184
medicalPsychiatrist183
managerChief Executive178
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, US
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Source: business.linkedin.com
College Degrees with the Worst Return on Investment

NrDegree
1   Communications
2Psychology
3Nutrition
4Hospitality / Tourism
5Religious Studies / Theology
6Education
7Fine Arts
8Sociology
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Source: www.salary.com
most endangered jobs
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The most susceptible jobs to automation:
1   Telephone salesperson99.0%
2Typist or related keyboard worker98.5%
3Legal secretary97.6%
4Financial accounts manager97.6%
5Routine inspector and tester97.6%
5Weigher, grader or sorter97.6%
7Sales administrator97.2%
8Book-keeper, payroll manager or wages clerk                 97.0%
The least susceptible jobs to automation:
359Health services and public health manager or director0.7%   
360Psychologist0.7%
360Therapy professional (other)0.7%
362Social services manager or director0.7%
363Speech and language therapist0.5%
364Education adviser and school inspector0.4%
365Hotel and accommodation manager or owner0.4%
365Publican or manager of licensed premises0.4%
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Source: www.bbc.com
Big Mac Index in some European cities, 2015

CityWorking time, min
Luxembourg8.7
Zurich10.6
Geneva10.8
Nicosia11.2
Vienna12.1
London12.3
Munich12.5
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Source: www.statista.com
TOP 10 Foreign languages in UK job ads, Dec 2015

LanguageNumber of Ads
German735
French623
Spanish332
Italian297
Russian129
Dutch127
Chinese87
Swedish81
Polish76
Japanese        71
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Source: monster.ie, searhing for all UK jobs
most popular coding languages
TOP 10 Programming languages in Irish job ads, Dec 2015

NrPrg LanguageNumber of Ads
1SQL618
2Java427
3JavaScript400
4HTML250
5CSS241
6C#226
7Python206
8ASP134
9Go126
10Ruby110
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Source: monster.ie, searhing for all Irish jobs
The most mentioned IT skills, 2015

most mentioned skills for 2015

Source: www.packtpub.com
TOP 20 Secondary skills for a Java developer, Feb 2016

NrSkill
1JAVASCRIPT        
2ORACLE
3CSS
4SPRING
5XML
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Source: monster.co.uk, monster.ie, monster.at, monster.hu
Search keys: Java, SQL
The most mentioned JavaScript frameworks, 2015/2016

mentions of javascript frameworks

Source: www.packtpub.com
Corruption Index, Europe, 2014

Corruption Index, Europe, 2014

Source: www.transparency.org
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