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Work in Progress


This paper presents an ongoing research to determine the most popular skills of the e-commerce workforce based on e-commerce skills requirements present in online job locator websites. A large number of online job ads for e-commerce related positions have been already identified representing different geographical areas of the United States. Data is being collected and analyzed regarding types of positions (IT vs. non-IT), salary offered for positions, required years of experience, educational background requirements, desirable nontechnical (personal traits and business) skills, and, technical skills (problem solving, technology, and tools).