Application Development: Houston, Silicon Valley, Philly Top List of Booming IT Job Markets

 
 
By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2012-01-19
 
 
 

Houston

Houston's high-demand tech jobs include .NET developers, SharePoint developers and process engineers. In addition to technical jobs, this city also saw an increase in support positions, including business analysts, administrative assistant positions and financial analysts.

Houston

San Jose, Calif.

With a 100 percent increase in technology jobs from 2010 to 2011, San Jose—home to tech giants Adobe, Yahoo and many others—not surprisingly is a hotbed of IT jobs. In particular demand are Java developers, software engineers, C++ developers and QA engineers.Photo by: XAtsukex

San Jose, Calif.

Philadelphia

The fourth largest city in the United States, Philadelphia has seen a large increase in technology jobs year-over-year, in particular for Java developers, software engineers and network engineers.

Philadelphia

Dallas

Texas Instruments, a major manufacturer, employs 10,400 people at its corporate headquarters and chip plants in Dallas. The city saw a 27 percent boost in tech jobs from 2010 to 2011, according to CyberCoders.Photo by: nthomas76207

Dallas

San Francisco

Many popular and prominent dot-com companies and startups, such as Craigslist.org, Twitter, Salesforce.com and the Wikimedia Foundation, have established their head offices in San Francisco.Photo by: Mila Zinkova

San Francisco

Chicago

Web and Java developers, business analysts, and network architects are among the workers that tech companies in the Windy City are seeking. Chicago saw a 20 percent rise in open tech jobs listed in 2011 versus 2010. Photo by: Nathan Eddy

Chicago

Boston

Beantown's IT jobs market grew 16 percent between 2010 and 2011. Boston is home to a number of technology companies and is a hub for biotechnology, with the Milken Institute rating Boston as the top life sciences cluster in the country. Photo by: Luca Galuzzi

Boston

Los Angeles

A huge new Google campus in the Venice, Calif., suburbs, a wave of startups and $298.6 million in tech investments in the first three quarters of 2011 contributed to a 16 percent rise in listed tech jobs.

Los Angeles

Seattle

Seattle, known for its proximity to tech giant Microsoft and a lot of great startups, comes in ninth on the list, with a 16 percent bump in available technology jobs.

Seattle

Atlanta

No. 10 on CyberCoders' list is Atlanta, which saw a 15 percent increase in technology jobs from 2010 to 2011. Atlanta is also home to a growing biotechnology sector, gaining recognition through such events as the 2009 BIO International Convention.

Atlanta

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