Software Engineer Is Hot Job
Software engineer is the hot job of the moment, according to a new monthly report on Dice Inc.'s IT job site.Software engineer is the hot job of the moment, according to a new monthly report on Dice Inc.s IT job site. According to the report, there were 5,294 software engineer positions posted on the Dice site as of Feb. 28, out of a total of 30,970 technical jobs. That makes software engineer the "Tech Stud" of the month, in Dice parlance. Thats opposed to the Systems Programmer/Support job title, which limps in as "Tech Dud," with a 17.85 percent drop in job postings over the same one-month timeframe. The most in-demand technology skill set is the C++ programming environment. Dice counted 6,177 jobs postings on its site specifying some C++ skill requirement.
The honor of being tech hub of the month goes to Charlotte, N.C., which so far is technologys fastest-growing metropolitan area in 2002. Charlotte has generated a 53-percent increase in companies listing jobs on the Dice site since the beginning of the year.