Technology Hiring Outlook Fall 2012

August 2012 Simply Hired Technology Number of Job Openings

Technology Job Openings

Technology Jobs hiring took a vacation in the spring but not this summer! According to SimplyHired, there were about 142,000 technology job openings in August. As people and companies ready to close out the summer and enjoy the Labor day holiday, folks have a lot of balls in the air. That said, it is ramp up time in many industries and we expect to see a very strong September.

This month, the top five occupations in Technology according to SimplyHired are:


Title Salary
1 Computer   and Information Systems Managers $74,000
2 Computer   Software Engineers, Applications $75,000
3 Customer   Service Representatives $46,000
4 Sales   Representatives, Services, All Other $42,000
5 Management   Analysts $77,000


These salary numbers fold in many levels of position and take into account salaries across the nation, so they are indicative at best.


According to the recent Careerbuilder 2012 U.S. Mid-Year Job Forecast, hiring will happen first in those areas that directly impact revenue and innovation. Customer Service, Information Technology, and Sales positions lead the hiring priority list, followed by Administrative, Business Development, Accounting/Finance, and Marketing.


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Redfish Technology is recruiting for executives and professionals in SaaS, Cloud, Mobile. Our cleantech priority hiring is focused on solar, energy efficiency, and clean energy technologies. Check out our priority tech jobs on the Catch of the Day blog every Tuesday.



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