Technology Skills

Purpose:Provide Technology Skills examples.
Structure and Description:
ColumnTypeColumn Content
O*NET-SOC CodeCharacter(10)O*NET-SOC Code (see Occupation Data)
ExampleCharacter Varying(150)Technology skill example
Commodity CodeInteger(8)UNSPSC commodity code (see UNSPSC Reference)
Commodity TitleCharacter Varying(150)UNSPSC commodity title (see UNSPSC Reference)

This file contains the Technology Skills examples, including hot and in-demand technologies, associated with O*NET-SOC occupations. The columns “Commodity Code” and “Commodity Title” classify the example under the United Nations Standard Products and Services Code (UNSPSC). See the UNSPSC Reference section for more information.

The “Hot Technology” column indicates requirements frequently included across all employer job postings. A concise list of all hot technologies may be downloaded from O*NET OnLine.

The “In Demand” column indicates requirements frequently included in employer job postings for the particular occupation.

We welcome feedback on the Technology Skills database. We accept suggestions for new technology skills via our feedback process. Suggestions will be considered for a future update of the Technology Skills database.

The file is displayed in six tab delimited fields with the columns named O*NET-SOC Code, Example, Commodity Code, Commodity Title, Hot Technology, and In Demand. The six fields are represented by one row. There are a total of 32,470 rows of data in this file.

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File Structure Changes:
Release NumberDescription of Change
23.2Added as a new file
23.3 - 27.0No structure changes
27.1“In Demand” column added
27.2 - 28.3No structure changes

Data Example - Technology Skills:
O*NET-SOC CodeExampleCommodity CodeCommodity TitleHot TechnologyIn Demand
11-2011.00Actuate BIRT43232314Business intelligence and data analysis softwareNN
11-2011.00Adobe Acrobat43232202Document management softwareYN
11-2011.00Adobe Acrobat Reader43232202Document management softwareNN
11-2011.00Adobe After Effects43232103Video creation and editing softwareYN
11-2011.00Adobe Creative Cloud software43232102Graphics or photo imaging softwareYN