Tech Jobs Up Dramatically in North Carolina

By Donald Sears  |  Posted 2010-08-31

Known for its research and development talent coming out of the excellent universities and technical institutes, North Carolina saw a noticeable increase in technology job openings in July of 18.5 percent, according to the North Carolina Technology Association.

Cities that experienced the most openings included Research Triangle Park, Raleigh/Cary and Fayettville. Job openings have tripled year-over-year in the state: July averaged 3,970 last month as compared to July 2009 numbers of 1,130.

Skills by job title in demand include:

  • Systems engineering
  • IT architects
  • Consultants
  • Software developers
  • IT managers
  • IT sales
  • Systems administration
  • Business/process design
  • Hardware engineering
  • Training/technical writing

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