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Hiring Demand for Robotics Skills Grows 44 Percent
Recruiters posted more than 2,100 online job ads for robotics skills in January of 2012, growing 44% versus 2011.
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During January 2012, corporate recruiters and staffing firms posted over 2,100 online job ads for robotics skills, according to WANTED Analytics, a leading source of real-time business intelligence for the talent marketplace. Hiring demand for this skill set has grown steadily over the past three years. This growth represents a 44% year-over-year growth compared to January 2011 and more than double the volume of online job ads in January 2010.

The majority of job listings were seen for engineering and technology positions. More than 650 jobs were advertised online for Engineers, the most of any occupational field, at a 51% year-over-year increase. Technology related jobs that required robotics skills increased as well, up 66% from…

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