Sees 4.2 Percent Increase in IT Job Postings for July 2015

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Leading IT and Technology Career Site, Shares Employment Trends from the Tech Industry., the leading IT jobs website for IT professionals, reports an increase of 4.2 percent in the number of IT job postings to its site for the month of July 2015 compared to the previous month.

July’s reported growth in tech job postings marks an increase from the 2.8 percent decrease in job postings reported for the month of June. 

The employment website’s increase in job postings is inline with the 21 percent increase in the number of tech job gains for the month of July compared to the previous month, as reported by the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday, August 7, 2015. According to the Economic Situation Report, the IT industry gained 6,900 jobs for the month of July across several industries.

The data processing, hosting and related services industry grew by 0.44 percent or 1,300 jobs for the month of July. The subsector now sits at 298,400 jobs. Over the last 12 months the industry has increased by 6.6 percent, from 279,700 in July 2015. 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 0.29 percent or a loss of 3,100 jobs over the previous month. Computer systems design and related services, a part of the professional and business services sector, grew by 0.48 percent or 8,700 jobs in July.

Across all industries, total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 215,000 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate remained at 5.3 percent. Over the last 12 months, employment growth has averaged 246,000 jobs per month. In July, job gains occurred in retail trade (+36,000), health care (+28,000), professional and technical services (+27,000), and financial activities (+17,000).

After revisions, total nonfarm payroll employment for the month of May and June were revised from 254,000 to 260,000 and 223,000 to 231,000 jobs, respectively. With these revisions, employment gains in May and June combined were 14,000 higher than previously reported. Over the past 3 months, job gains have averaged 235,000 per month.

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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