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IT Hiring Expected to Outpace Every Other Industry

talent statisticsThe Information Technology sector overall has added over 300,000 since 2010 and is showing no signs of slowing down.

According to CareerBuilder’s latest forecast, 36 percent of IT employers said they expect to add full-time, permanent headcount in the fourth quarter, outpacing the national average for companies hiring and surpassing even Manufacturing and Finance.

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When it comes to which particular occupations are particularly “hot” right now, Sologig.com and Economic Modeling Specialists, Intl. (EMSI) compiled the following list of IT industry occupations with the greatest job increase between 2010 and 2013.

THe “Hot Jobs” for IT including salary information:

  1. Software Developers, Applications
    • 11% increase in jobs since 2010
    • Median hourly wage: $43.34
  2. Software Developers, Systems Software
    • 12% increase in jobs since 2010
    • Median hourly wage: $47.64
  3. Computer Systems Analysts
    • 8% increase in jobs since 2010
    • Median hourly wage: $37.98
  4. Computer User Support Specialists
    • 7% increase in jobs since 2010
    • Median hourly wage: $22.54
  5. Network and Computer Systems Administrators
    • 9% increase in jobs since 2010
    • Median hourly wage: $35.14
  6. Computer and Information Systems Managers
    • 7% increase in jobs since 2010
    • Median hourly wage: $58.11
  7. Computer Programmers
    • 6% increase in jobs since 2010
    • Median hourly wage: $35.30
  8. Web Developers
    • 11% increase in jobs since 2010
    • Median hourly wage: $27.84
  9. Database Administrators
    • 11% increase in jobs since 2010
    • Median hourly wage: $37.39
  10. Computer Network Support Specialists
    • 6% increase in jobs since 2010
    • Median hourly wage: $28,59

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