May 17, 2013
For tech employers, finding the right candidates to fit open positions can be tough. Plenty of technology analysts and education experts have pinned down the problem as a skills gap. So how can employers compensate?
The answer may lie in geography. The infographic below includes data from RemarkableHire, a platform that uses social evidence to locate job candidates. Research shows candidates with top tech skills–like knowledge of Java and mobile app development–are concentrated in certain parts of the country.
A few key points:
There are 77,052 available tech positions in the U.S.
8 out of 10 business suffer because of the tech skills gap
40% of companies plan to hire IT analysts within in the next few years
25% of companies are planning to hire people with SaaS and related cloud-computing expertise
Check out the infographic below for more data on the best places to find skilled technology candidates.
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