Tech talent employment growth continued its decade long upward trend in 2021, but industry, occupation and geography patterns shifted, according to CBRE’s 2022 Scoring Tech Talent Report.
Tech talent employment increased by 136,000 jobs year-over-year in 2021 to 5.5 million. The technology (110,300), life sciences (37,800) and financial services, insurance and real estate (18,900) industries added the most tech jobs, while the manufacturing (-58,800), transportation, warehousing and wholesale (-34,900) and telecommunications (-15,800) industries lost the most.
This year’s top-ranked tech talent markets are the San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, Toronto, Washington, D.C., and New York Metro. Markets that climbed the most in the rankings are Dallas/Fort Worth, Philadelphia, South Florida and Milwaukee.
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