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Tech jobs report card

Employment trends are essential to track as indicators of economic health. That became especially true during a pandemic that spiked unemployment across the U.S. Tech, as future-proof as it is, was not immune. But the latest CompTIA tech jobs report shows a promising trajectory of recovery:


Tech occupation job postings chart CompTIA screenshot July 2021


Some other points that stand out from this report:

  • Tech sector employment for June 2021 hit 4.75 million, reaching March 2020 levels for the first time since then.
  • Software developer (applications) was the most sought-after role in June, with 93,600 open jobs. IT support specialist was a distant second with 26,900.
  • Deloitte and Accenture are the two most active tech employers, hiring for a respective 5,906 and 5,164 technical workers in June. 


Pair it with Robert Half Technology's 2021 tech salary guide for an idea of how much you could be making in all of these open jobs.


— Managing Editor Julie Zeglen (

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