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The Fastest Growing Online Jobs in Q3 2011

The Wall Street Journal’s Market Watch reveals 50 fastest growing online jobs. The top 50 is an indicator of the global online economy. The survey shows almost 114,000 jobs were posted in Q3- that’s up from 104,000 in Q2. Also, projects are up nearly 10 percent over the second quarter.

Some interesting facts:

  • With shakeups in social networking, updates to Facebook and the launch of Google+, the jobs in this sector are up 32 percent.
  • Jobs in flash are down 10 percent while jobs involving HTML5 are up 38 percent.
  • Jobs related to Apple products such as Cocoa and Objective C were up 55 percent and 23 percent respectively.

Here’s how the top 10 rank:

Rank Category Jobs in Q2 Jobs in Q3 Growth
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1 Google Adsense 598 1052 76%
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2 3D 1446 2376 64%
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3 Cocoa 480 743 55%
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4 Product Descriptions 715 1022 43%
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5 HTML5 813 1125 38%
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6 Social Networking 3080 4193 36%
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7 Animation 779 1030 32%
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8 Facebook 4660 6149 32%
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9 CSS 3200 4220 32%
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10 Web Scraping 774 988 28%

SOURCE: MarketWatch

Mark Spirek