Although Google and Oracle have recently made headlines for the layoffs or their likelihood, the tech job market actually looked bright for most of 2022 but began to slide in June, according to a report from the site. Dice technology career.
Released on August 23, the Dice Tech Job Report for the first half of 2022 revealed that tech job postings for the first five months of the year were up year-on-year, with June representing the first month-on-month decline. other tech jobs since September 2022. Dice based his findings on an analysis of 3 million tech job postings from January to June 2022, compared to the same period in 2021. Main findings of the report:
- Demand for tech talent continues to grow, with the number of job openings increasing 45% year-to-date and 52% from the first half of 2021. A peak in hiring in May was followed by the first month to month is down this year (17% in June).
- Employers want technologists with data-related skills. Dice’s latest tech salary report found that expertise in data storage and processing tools such as Hadoop, HANA and Platform as a Service (PaaS) can translate into higher compensation . Additionally, SQL, Python, and AWS saw job posting growth.
- Those with skills to build and maintain tech stacks and databases, such as SQL and automation, have an excellent chance of landing jobs anywhere. The key to this is keeping skills up to date.
- Of the top 50 tech talent employers, 96% increased hiring in the first half of 2022, year over year.
- Technologists’ preference for remote and hybrid work persists.
- Traditional tech hubs such as New York, Chicago, Atlanta and San Francisco continue to top the tech job postings.
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