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IT Job Trends in North Carolina: January 2019

Greene Resources has continued our partnership with NC TECH to deliver the monthly IT Job Trends Report. This report provides a snapshot of the environment for tech employment in North Carolina. With data from Gartner, the world’s leading IT research and advisory firm,  IT job postings are broken down into various top ten lists for the month. Follow yearly growth of tech positions based on categories such as skills desires, job title, employer, and region. A rolling 12-month chart reflects the trend in job openings over the previous year.


IT Job postings over the past 12 months, represented in a bar chart

“As is typical, the fourth quarter saw a slow-down in hiring, but interestingly, the fourth quarter also had the highest average job openings of all quarters in 2018,” noted Brooks Raiford, President & CEO of NC TECH. As noted in the recent Economic Forecast, job growth is expected to continue into 2019. For those embarking on a job search this year, we cover the top 10 fastest growing skill sets that employers are looking for. Read the full report here.

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