Weekly Tech Career Opportunity Spotlight
This week, our priority recruiting efforts is for Front End Engineer, Ruby Engineer, Quality Assurance Manager, Engineering Manager – Real-time Media Platform; Mobile QA Engineer, DevOps Lead, User Acquisition Manager – Disruptive Software; Software Development in Test – Business Intelligence & Analytics, and (more…)
Tech Industry Average Annual Wages
While real wages may be down 8% in the US since 2006, the tech industry paid an annual average wage of $93,800 in 2012, which is 98% more than the average private sector wage of $47,400. And California tech workers earn the highest average annual wage of $123,900, according to the TechAmerica Foundation.
Software Services Leading
The Cyberstates 2013 Key Findings include that the software services sector grew by 63,900 jobs in 2012, a 3.5 percent increase. Leading the way in high-tech employment was California (968,800), Texas (485,600), New York (318,200), Virginia (285,400 – 9.8% of with private sector workforce), and Florida (270,900). (more…)
Competing for Talent, Immigrants Have Historically been Innovators, Job Creators.
A recent Wall Street journal article entitled: “A Better Idea for Green Jobs” should serve as a good reminder of our long history of immigrants creating innovation, building new companies, and starting tens of thousands of new jobs in the process.
The article reports that according to a Kauffman Foundation study, 25% of science and technology start-ups founded between 1995 and 2005 had either a foreign-born chief executive or lead technologist. Vivek Wadhwa, a Duke University researcher, reported that in 2005 those firms produced $52 billion in revenue with 450,000 employees. The majority (52%0 of Silicon Valley start-ups were immigrant led. (more…)
Priority Green Jobs from Redfish Technology
This week’s top green career opportunities are for Solar Engineers, Senior Director of Engineering Commercial Solar, MES & Wet Process Solar Engineers, PV Integration in CIGs, Electric Vehicle Engineers, Power Electronics Design Engineer, Utility Storage Director, Smart Grid Technical Analyst, Electric Commodity Systems Architect, and more. Read this week’s top priorities: (more…)
TechAmerica Reports Jobs Rebound
TechAmerica Foundation published its Cyberstates 2011 report on October 5. The key findings support a lot of the buzz on the tech industry over the last several months – good numbers!
The U.S. high-tech industry totaled 5.75 million jobs in 2010, down in 2010 by 115,800. A midyear jobs report by TechAmerica for the first six months of 2011 registers an increase of 115,000 tech jobs. (more…)