Posts tagged with 'it-jobs'
Bank Finds Autism Spectrum Hires Make Great TechnologistsRead the rest of this entry »
In the five years since starting its Autism at Work program, global investment bank JP Morgan Chase has discovered there’s almost no job someone on the spectrum can’t do.
An autism spectrum candidate was interviewed for a developer job that required Java. It turned out it was a language he didn’t know, said Anthony Pacilio, the global head of the bank’s autism program.
“We interviewed him on a Friday and …
Skills Becoming More Important Than a Degree For IT JobsRead the rest of this entry »
With more jobs than traditionally qualified professionals, recruiters and hiring managers in tech fields say they are willing to hire candidates who have the IT skills, but not a technical degree.
A survey by the HR technology firm iCIMS found 96% of the 400 respondents said it has become more acceptable to hire candidates who have alternative qualifications -- coding boot camps and certification courses. In fact, 61% of tech …
Demand for Mobile Web Developers Is Rising FastWeb developers were in high demand well before Google changed its search ranking system last week to give priority to websites that are mobile-friendly. Now, with companies scrambling to overhaul their mobile-unfriendly sites, recruiting even a single web developer with the requisite skills has become harder than finding the proverbial needle in a haystack.Read the rest of this entry »
As the chart shows, demand for mobile web developers grew steadily up until a few years …
Everybody Wants to Hire A Linux ProThe rush to open cloud platforms is creating a demand for Linux specialists so strong that nearly every IT hiring manager is looking for at least one. Half say they'll be hiring more in 2015 than they did in 2014.Read the rest of this entry »
A report from Dice and The Linux Foundation says 97% of hiring managers are hiring or will hire a Linux professional in the next six months. That is, if they …
Demand Growing For Database AnalystsOn a list of all the hard-to-fill tech jobs, database analyst is far down from the top 10, if the job makes the list at all. It would be a mistake, though, to think all you need to do is post the job on your career site and resumes will pour in.Read the rest of this entry »
Type "database analyst" into Indeed's search box as we did and you'll quickly find just how much in …
IT Unemployment: Practically NonexistentThe nation's unemployment is at 6.1%, but in the tech sector, pretty much anyone who wants a job has one. The unemployment rate in the third quarter for tech professionals of all types was 2.7%.Read the rest of this entry »
That's a sizable drop from the 3.9% for the third quarter last year. If the trend continues, it may very well get to the point where the unemployment rate falls into the range of the …
Demand For Techies With Security, Big Data Skills Growing FastRead the rest of this entry »
The number one hottest skill for tech professionals to have is Puppet, the open source automation tool, which InfoWorld says "represents the whole picture of data center orchestration."
But Big Data and security skills are right up there as well.
Dice says job postings mentioning Puppet grew faster in the last year than any other individual skill. Based on the number of mentions in job postings on the tech job …
Highest Paid IT Jobs Not the Hardest to FillRead the rest of this entry »
The highest paying IT jobs are not always the ones that are hardest to fill.
A chief information officer, for instance, which ranked as the number one best paying IT job in a recent survey, is easier to hire than a SQL DBA specialist, according to a comparative analysis by Wanted Analytics.
The eye-opening report scored the CIO/CTO job at a 61 on Wanted's recruiting difficulty scale, while the …
IT Jobs Increase Outpaces Most SectorsRead the rest of this entry »
IT jobs continue to increase, outpacing the national jobs growth and at a rate faster than nearly all other sectors. TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT and engineering staffing industry, reports IT employment has grown 3.2% from June 2013 to June 2014, adding 144,200 workers. The Alliance says there were 4,664,800 IT jobs as of last month.
Engineering jobs also increased, but at a pace consistent …
$100k Is Average IT Pay For Top In-Demand JobsRead the rest of this entry »
Dice.com, the IT job board, reported just this week that the unemployment rate for software developers in the first quarter of the year is at 2.8%. That's half what it was just a few years ago, and below what economists consider full-employment. Now the …