Fayetteville IT job postings hold strong

By Staff Report, posted 2 weeks ago
Photo courtesy of NC TECH

The North Carolina Technology Association has released the data detailing available IT positions in the state for the month of October.  

According to data recently published by NC TECH, the Fayetteville MSA saw a 74 percent increase in IT job postings when comparing October 2021 to October 2022. Fayetteville saw the highest increase in IT job postings with Jacksonville coming in at a close second with a 73 percent increase. This is the second month in a row for Fayetteville to show the highest increase.

“October 2022 IT job postings are up again. In fact, the monthly total is the highest for the year,” said Director of Talent and Workforce Development at NC TECH Andrea Fleming in a press release. “Headlines continue to mention layoffs and hiring freezes, but tech positions in North Carolina remain on an upward trajectory. Uncertainty is still looming, but at the moment, IT postings for US and NC are holding strong.”

The following statistics are provided by NC TECH’s October report on IT job trends:

Top 10 hirers for tech talent:

Bank of America
General Dynamics Information Technology
Fidelity Investments
Wells Fargo
Unitedhealth Group
HCL Technologies

Top 10 job titles:

Senior Software Engineer
Software Engineer
Project Manager
Senior Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Network Engineer
Information Technology Project Manager
Java Developer
Devops Engineer

Top 10 credentials:

Security Clearance
Certified Information Systems Security Professional
Secret Security Clearance
Cisco Certified Network Associate
Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information
Certified Scrum Master
Certified Information Systems Auditor
Certified Information Security Manager
Project Management Institute
Cisco Certified Network Professional

To view the full report for the month of October and learn about their process for collecting data visit:

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