Soft Skills and Software Development: A Reflection from the Software Industry

@article{Ahmed2015SoftSA,
  title={Soft Skills and Software Development: A Reflection from the Software Industry},
  author={F. Ahmed and Luiz Fernando Capretz and S. Bouktif and Piers R. J. Campbell},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2015},
  volume={abs/1507.06873}
}
We review the literature relating to soft skills and the software engineering and information systems domain before describing a study based on 650 job advertisements posted on well-known recruitment sites from a range of geographical locations including, North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The study makes use of nine defined soft skills to assess the level of demand for each of these skills related to individual job roles within the software industry. This work reports some of the vital… Expand
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