Sees 2.8% Decrease in IT Job Postings for June 2015

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

News Image, the leading IT jobs website for IT professionals, reports a decrease of 2.8% in the number of IT job postings to its site for the month of June 2015 compared to the previous month.

June’s reported decrease in tech job postings marks a slight drop from the 1.8% increase in jobs reported for the month of May.

The employment website’s decrease in job postings is inline with the the 57% decrease in the number of tech job gains for the month of June compared to the previous month, as reported by the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics on Thursday, July 2, 2015. According to the Economic Situation Report, the IT industry gained 5,700 jobs for the month of June across several industries.

The data processing, hosting and related services industry grew by 0.74% or 2,200 jobs for the month of June, a drop over the 3,000 jobs gained in May. The subsector now sits at 298,100 jobs. Over the last 12 months the industry has increased by 7.54% percent, from 277,200 in June 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 0.085 percent or 900 jobs over the previous month. Computer systems design and related services, a part of the professional and business services sector, grew by 0.24 percent or 4,400 jobs in June.

Across all industries, total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 223,000 jobs in June, while the unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage points to 5.3 percent. Over the last 12 months, employment growth has averaged 250,000 jobs per month. Job gains occurred within professional and business services (64,000 jobs), health care (40,000), retail trade (33,000), financial activities (20,000), and within transportation and warehousing (17,000).

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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