Houston_IT_Market_Facts

In July 2019, Houston employed 83,543 people in Software and Information Technology

Here is the Gender makeup of Different IT Roles in Houston

The entire Houston IT Market

18% Women / 82% Men

Scrum Masters & Agile Professionals:

14% Female / 86% Male

IT & Business Analyst

29% Female / 71% Male

Software & Technical Architects

7% Female / 93% Male

Data Scientists

21% Female / 79% Male

Database Professionals

24% Female / 76% Male

Software Developers

12% Female / 88% Male

ERP Technical Professionals

17% Female / 83% Male

Technology Executives

16% Female / 84% Male

Computing Infrastructure

10% Female / 90% Male

Software and IT Managers

21% Female / 79% Male

Cyber Security Professionals

12% Female / 88% Male

IT Support and Helpdesk Professionals

15% Female / 85% Male

Software Testing and QA/QC Professionals

21% Female / 79% Male

Software Engineers

11% Female / 89% Male

Chief Technology Officers

16% Female / 84% Male

Network Engineers

5% Female / 95% Male

Business Intelligence Professionals

21% Female / 79% Male

Front-End Developers

21% Female / 79% Male

DevOps Professionals

5% Female / 95% Male

Houston has the following numbers working in Information Technology and Software Roles:

  • 14,960 Managers
  • 13,119 Software Developers
  • 7,192 Executives
  • 7,151 People working in Infrastructure
  • 6,199 Database focused roles
  • 6,197 Business Analysts
  • 5,012 Support roles
  • 3,106 Software Architects
  • 2,835 Cybersecurity personnel
  • 1,334 Data Science roles
  • 1,107 Testing & QA/QC roles
  • 974 Technical ERP personnel

Age Breakdown of the Houston IT Market:

  • 15% 0 – 5 years
  • 26% 6 – 10 years
  • 31% 11- 15 years
  • 18% 16 – 20 years
  • 10% 21+

IT people with the following certifications:

  • 215 Cisco Certified Internetwork Experts (CCIE)
  • 91 Cisco Certified Design Professionals (CCDP)
  • 785 Cisco Certified Network Associates (CCNA)
  • 422 Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • 69 Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC)
  • 211 Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISA)
  • 205 Certified Ethical Hackers (CEH)
  • 519 Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP)
  • 195 Certified Information Security Managers (CISM)
  • 1,223 Project Management Professionals (PMP)
  • 479 Certified Scrum Masters (CSM)
  • 592 Computing Technology Industry Association Certifications (CompTIA)
  • 54 Global Information Assurance Certifications (GIAC)

Education Backgrounds of IT and Software people in Houston

Agile Professionals

  • Graduate Degree – 36%
  • Undergrad – 50%
  • No Degree – 13%

IT and Business Analysts

  • Graduate Degree – 29%
  • Undergrad – 58%
  • No Degree – 12%

Software Architects

  • Graduate Degree – 32%
  • Undergrad – 56%
  • No Degree – 12%

Data Scientist

  • Graduate Degree – 59%
  • Undergrad – 35%
  • No Degree – 6%

Database Professionals

  • Graduate Degree – 35%
  • Undergrad – 50%
  • No Degree – 15%

Software Developers

  • Graduate Degree – 30%
  • Undergrad – 58%
  • No Degree – 12%

Technical ERP Professionals

  • Graduate Degree – 38%
  • Undergrad – 49%
  • No Degree – 14%

Software and IT Executives

  • Graduate Degree – 29%
  • Undergrad – 57%
  • No Degree – 14%

Computing Infrastructure

  • Graduate Degree – 19%
  • Undergrad – 62%
  • No Degree – 18%

Software and IT Managers

  • Graduate Degree – 31%
  • Undergrad – 58%
  • No Degree – 12%

Cybersecurity Professionals

  • Graduate Degree – 30%
  • Undergrad – 57%
  • No Degree – 13%

Helpdesk and IT Support workers

  • Graduate Degree – 17%
  • Undergrad – 66%
  • No Degree – 17%

Testing & QA/QC Professionals

  • Graduate Degree – 29%
  • Undergrad – 61%
  • No Degree – 10%

62,796 – have a Degree from a US university

34,019 – have a Degree from a Texas University

10,576 – have a Degree from a Non-US University

21,578 – have post graduate degrees.

12,628 – people working in Houston in IT or software never completed college.

Random Counts on Houston IT Skills sets

Houston has 185 .NET Developers with

  • Angular experience
  • Educated in the US
  • O&G experience
  • 5 – 12 years overall experience
  • Been at their Job for 1 year or more

Houston has 155 Java Developers with

  • Agile & J2EE experience
  • Educated in the US
  • 2 – 12 years overall experience
  • Been at their Job for 1 year or more

Houston has 79 Network Engineers with:

  • Their Cisco CCNA or CCNP
  • Educated in Texas
  • 2 – 12 years overall experience
  • Been at their Job for 1 year or more

Houston has 86 Data Scientist with:

  • Python Experience
  • Post-Graduate Degrees
  • 2 – 12 years overall experience
  • Oil & Gas Expereince
  • Been at their Job for 1 year or more

Houston has 94 IT and Software Managers with:

  • 10+ Years Experience
  • Oil & Gas Experience
  • Educated in Texas
  • Have a PMP certification

Houston has 97 Chief Information Security Officers with:

  • 10+ Years Experience
  • Oil & Gas Experience
  • Educated in Texas
  • Have a Post-Graduate Degree

Houston has 149 Front-End Developers who are job hoppers / stayed in each of their last 3 jobs less than 18 months each

Houston has 140 “Full Stack” Developers who are job hoppers / stayed in each of their last 3 jobs less than 18 months each

How Long Houston IT people stay at their Jobs:

  • Agile – 41 months
  • Data Science – 42 Months
  • Testing & QA – 42 Months
  • Software Developers – 43 months
  • Technical ERP – 45 Months
  • Software Architects – 45 Months
  • Business Analysts – 46 months
  • Database Roles – 47 Months
  • Cybersecurity – 47 Months
  • IT and Software Managers – 47 months
  • Executives – 54 Months
  • Helpdesk and Support – 48 months
  • Infrastructure – 49 Months

Other Houston IT Market Facts:

  • 23,952 people are currently contractors or have been a contractor
  • 12,965 people are job hoppers. They stayed in their last three jobs 18 months or less
  • 3,449 .NET Developers
  • 1,911 Java Developers