BLS IT job market growth forecast

BLS IT job market growth forecast is for over 500,000 new IT jobs to be created by 2028

BLS IT job market growth forecast is for over 500,000 new IT jobs to be created in the 10 year period starting in 2018.  Over one half of the growth that the BLS sees will be software developers.  Their definition of developers is broad.  They are individuals who create the applications or systems that run on computers or other devices like smartphones.

BLS IT job market growth forecastInterestingly, the BLS forecasts that there will be a decline in the number of Computer Programmers during the same time period.  Overall, the growth for IT professionals will be in the range of 12% to 13%.  That is significantly higher than any other sector of the economy.

Janco IT Job Market forecast

On a monthly basis, Janco forecasts the growth of the IT job market. The sectors by janco are Telecommunications, Data Processing hosting and related services, Other Information services, and Computer Systems Design and Related Services.  That come to over 3.6 million IT jobs.  Over the past three years, Janco has seen an average of 100,000 plus new IT job created.  Given that data, the BLS IT job Market growth forecast is very conservative.

IT Job Market Growth

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M. Victor Janulaitis is the founder and CEO of Janco Associates. His focus and that of the firm is the management and support of IT professionals improving infrastructure. His expertise is in organizational infrastructure, security, cost control, disaster recovery business continuity; information privacy; and staff development.

Mr. Janulaitis has been an expert witness in several employment and termination lawsuits. He is considered an expert on discrimination, job content, compensation, and employee performance.
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About Victor Janulaitis

M. Victor Janulaitis is the founder and CEO of Janco Associates. His focus and that of the firm is the management and support of IT professionals improving infrastructure. His expertise is in organizational infrastructure, security, cost control, disaster recovery business continuity; information privacy; and staff development. Mr. Janulaitis has been an expert witness in several employment and termination lawsuits. He is considered an expert on discrimination, job content, compensation, and employee performance.

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