Job Openings Continue to Rise in Technology
Job vacancies in technology keep expanding month over month, and year over year according to two monthly reports that track and report employment opportunities, supply and demand rates and job titles in demand.Job openings for technology professionals continue to grow significantly from the same time last year. Silicon Valley continues to see a resurgence of job opportunities with a 61 percent increase from November 2009 at more than 4,600 openings in the region, according to a monthly report from technology job board Dice. Other regions increasing job opportunities from last year include Chicago (51 percent) with 3,050, Seattle (78 percent) at 2,340, Atlanta (58 percent) with 2,329 and Dallas (41 percent) with 2,145. Additional regions have grown in the 25 to 40 percent range including Washington D.C. (26 percent) with 8,392 job openings, New York metro area (31 percent) with 8,545, Boston (34 percent) with 2,543, Philadelphia (35 percent) with 2,059, and Los Angeles (38 percent) with 2,931.
The increase in job openings for technology professionals is further confirmed by a monthly report released by the Conference Board, a non profit business advocacy organization that tracks online job vacancies from a spectrum of job sources.