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Clarkston Consulting Sponsors NC Tech Association North Carolina IT Jobs Trends Report

February 25, 2020 | Durham, NC

Business consulting leader Clarkston Consulting and coding education provider Momentum Learning are sponsoring the NC Tech Association IT Job Trends Report. This month’s report featured North Carolina IT jobs trends for the month of January 2020. Some of the information featured in the report includes the top occupations, metropolitan statistical areas, hard skills and certifications, hirers of tech talent, and North Carolina versus overall USA job postings for the month. Excerpts from the report and a link to the full report from the NC Tech Association are included below.

North Carolina IT Job Trends Report Highlights

There were over 12,200 new jobs posted in the last 30 days in North Carolina which was a huge surge in the demand for technology talent to start 2020. The majority of these new jobs are permanent, full-time positions. Finance and Insurance, Health Care and Social Assistance, and Administrative and Support industries all saw their technology job needs grow by more than 40% compared to last year. The demand for computer science, information technology, architecture, programming, and automation are all hard skills that saw tremendous demand growth compared to the prior year.

An Innovative Way to Train Your Technology Team

If you are responsible for technology talent in the North Carolina community, you may be concerned when you see more than 12,000 new job postings in our community. You worry about retention of your tech labor and the expenses associated with bringing new talent onto your team. At Momentum, we’ve learned that you can keep your tech employees interested and engaged with their career when you offer fulfilling, valuable training offerings to your staff. Plus, you can use training as a technique to upskill staff outside of your Software Development team.

Momentum brings over 35 years of software development experience to the classroom. With qualifications teaching in higher ed, our instructors are professional educators and expert developers in the North Carolina and global tech industry. Our course catalog has options for a developer looking to enhance their skills in fullstack development and Agile planning or we can customize a corporate training class specific to your technology team’s needs.

Read the full report on North Carolina IT jobs trends from the NC Tech Association here.