IT Job Postings Drop By 6.1% in September 2015, Reports

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

News Image, the leading IT jobs website for IT professionals, reports a 6.1 percent decrease in the number of IT job postings to its career site for the second straight month. A drop of 0.02 percent in tech job postings was also reported in August 2015.

The employment website’s decrease in job postings is inline with the 19% decrease in the number of tech job gained for the month of September compared to the previous month, as reported by the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday, October 2, 2015.

According to the Economic Situation Report, the IT industry gained only 5,500 jobs in September across several industries, including data processing, hosting and related services, computer and electronic manufacturing, and the computer systems design and related services subsector. Comparatively, August reported a gain of 6,800 jobs .

The data processing, hosting and related services industry grew by 0.44 percent or 1,300 jobs last month; the subsector now sits at 300,000 jobs. Over the past year, the industry has increased by 6.19 percent, from 282,500 in September 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 0.27 percent or 2,800 jobs over the previous month. Computer systems design and related services, a part of the professional and business services sector, grew by 0.37 percent or 7,000 jobs for a second straight 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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