Market Overview Sees 1.8% Increase in IT Job Postings for May 2015


Leading IT and Technology Career Site, Shares Employment Trends from the Tech Industry.

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 30, 2015, the leading IT jobs website for IT professionals. reports an increase of 1.8% in the number of IT job postings to its site for the month of May 2015 compared to the previous month.

The employment website's increase in job postings is comparable to the 0.40% increase in the number of tech jobs reported by the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday, June 5, 2015. According to the Economic Situation Report, the IT industry gained 12,700 jobs for the month of May across several industries.

The data processing, hosting and related services industry grew by 0.9% or 2,700 jobs for the month of May, a significant increase over the 300 jobs gained in April. The subsector now sits at 295,600 jobs. Over the last 12 months the industry has increased by 7.3% percent, from 275,300 in May 2014. This industry data includes computer programmers, computer support specialists, computer systems analysts, application developers, and systems software developers.

The computer and electronic product manufacturing subsector, which includes computer hardware engineers, computer software engineers (applications and systems software), electrical and electronic engineering technicians and equipment assemblers, and semiconductor processors, decreased by 0.028 percent or 300 jobs over the previous month. Computer systems design and related services, a part of the professional and business services sector, grew by 0.56 percent or 10,300 jobs in May.

Across all industries, total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 280,000 jobs in May, while the unemployment rate went unchanged once again at 5.5 percent. Over the last 12 months, employment growth has averaged 251,000 jobs per month. Job gains primarily occurred within professional and business services (63,000 jobs), leisure and hospitality (57,000) and health care (47,000). Employment in mining continued to decline.

About is the leading IT jobs website for IT professionals. is updated daily with thousands of employment listings in the technology sector. Users can create a profile, upload their resume, apply to positions and engage in our social communities. Employers can post technology and computer job listings opportunities and browse a resume bank for applicants. Thousands of new IT jobs are listed each month by geographic location and specialty, including: engineering jobs, software development, system design, server administration, security, Oracle, and Java.

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