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THE ‘A-Z’ OF SKILLS TO LOOK FOR IN A MOBILE APP DEVELOPERS IN 2021

It goes without saying that mobile app development has surpassed the peak and is in a state of frenzy now. A positive frenzy at that. As of 2021, there are over 3.48 Million apps on the Google Playstore and another 2.22 Million on App Store. It is common sense that this will only continue to rise in the coming years, we at Orion eSolutions also second the same. Let us glance at certain facts.

  • In 2019, the mobile app development market was at $154.05 Billion. According to Grand View Research, this market is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 11.5% from 2020 to 2027.
  • iOS apps lead in revenue generation but lacks market share at 15%.
  • Android leads both in number of apps as well as market share at 85%.

The trend has skyrocketed the necessity of an app for any business in any domain. Having a strong digital presence is never complete without a dedicated app that runs across platforms. However, another interesting implication has come forth owing to the abundance of apps in the market. Any company looking to hire a mobile app development developer  must be aware of this implication. The chance of app discovery has never been slimmer. It is fundamentally paramount that the developer you hire must be proficient in a plethora of skills. It is also cardinal that the developer is aware of the latest trends shaping the market place.

Here, we are listing out the most crucial skills that any mobile app developer must possess to be worth their salt in today’s industrial landscape. And for your convenience, we at Orion eSolutions have alphabetized them.

 

 

MOBILE APP DEVELOPER SKILLS

The following list can be segmented into 5 subdomains. These include Analytical skills, Communication proficiency, Creativity, Problem Solving aptitude, and Programming Language expertise.

A

  • Agile Principles
  • Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
  • App Store Functionality
  • Analytical skills
  • Action Script

B

  • Build Fire SDK
  • Boo with the Mono Framework
  • Back End computing skills
  • Business capabilities

C

  • C++/C
  • C#
  • CSS
  • Cocoa Touch
  • Core data
  • Command line utilities
  • Critical thinking
  • Cross platform development

D

  • Data structures
  • Document building for maintenance and upgrades
  • Detail oriented
  • Database management

E

  • Elegant front end development
  • End to end project management skills
  • Expertise in AMP and Antenna mobile suites

F

  • Faster loading app development
  • Focus on trends like AI/AR/VR
  • Focus on Cloud Infrastructure

G

  • Grand Central Dispatch
  • GUI design
  • Git
  • Github

H

  • HTML5
  • Highly intuitive interfaces
  • Hardware interaction
  • High end QA and performance testing skills

I

  • iOS SDK
  • iTunes Connect
  • Integration with cloud hosted systems
  • In depth knowledge of API like Apple iOS and Windows Mobile

J

  • JQuery
  • Java
  • JavaScript

K

  • Kotlin

L

  • Latest tech integrations
  • Laravel

M

  • MEAN Stack knowledge
  • MERN stack knowledge
  • Modern coding languages

N

  • Nod JS development
  • Networking

O

  • OAuth security knowledge
  • Objective C

P

  • Python
  • Presentation skills
  • Problem solving aptitude
  • PHP

Q

  • QML

R

  • Rust
  • Ruby web development
  • Responsive designs
  • RESTful APIs

S

  • Scheme imperative and functional capabilities
  • Scratch animation and storytelling
  • SQL
  • Swift iOS development
  • Spatial reasoning

T

  • Team player
  • Testing code, debugging code
  • Thorough development cycle awareness
  • Time management skills

U

  • UI/UX designs
  • Up to date cyber security and risk awareness
  • Understanding IoT

V

  • Vue JS
  • Versatile design and writing prowesses

W

  • Web design and development
  • Written communication

X

  • Xcode development

Y

  • Yii PHP framework

Z

  • Zend framework

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SUMMING UP

These are the most crucial skills that a mobile app developer must possess in 2021. If you are looking for a developer who is an absolute expert in all these tech and then some, you have landed at the right spot. Our team at Orion takes productive initiatives to keep abreast of the latest happenings in the industry. This includes consumer side trends as well as developer side tech. We take immense pleasure and an extra ounce of pride in fashioning business specific solutions. To know how India’s best mobile app development company can help your digital front, partner with us right away.

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