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Computer Systems Analysts
$74,600 $74,600
Software Developers, Applications
$87,200 $87,200

Similar skills & knowledge

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Instructing
Teaching people how to do something.

Reading Comprehension
Reading work-related information.

Writing
Writing things for co-workers or customers.

Active Learning
Figuring out how to use new ideas or things.

Monitoring
Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.

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Active Listening
Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

Speaking
Talking to others.

Critical Thinking
Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

Coordination
Changing what is done based on other people's actions.

Time Management
Managing your time and the time of other people.

Judgment and Decision Making
Thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one.

Operations Analysis
Figuring out what a product or service needs to be able to do.

Customer and Personal Service
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Complex Problem Solving
Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

Technology Design
Making equipment and technology useful for customers.

Mathematics
Using math to solve problems.

Systems Analysis
Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it.

Management of Personnel Resources
Selecting and managing the best workers for a job.

English Language
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Systems Evaluation
Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

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skills & knowledge Gaps

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Engineering and Technology
Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

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Design
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

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Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

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Telecommunications
Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

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Mathematics
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

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Programming
Writing computer programs.

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Typical Level Of Training

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Bachelor's degree

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No license required in ME

No license required in ME

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