Monthly IT and Technology Jobs Report – October 2018

Decide Monthly Tech Jobs Report Oct 2018

TITLE:  IT and Technology Jobs Report October 2018

Unemployment Rate for IT and Tech Jobs*

Oct 2018: 2.1%

Sept 2018: 2.0%

Oct 2017 (last year): 2.5%

Total IT and Tech Jobs*

Oct 2018: 5,135,000

Sept 2018: 5,028,000

Oct 2017 (last year): 4,818,000

US Economy Jobs Added

Oct 2018: 250,000

Sept 2018: 134,000

Oct 2017 (last year):  271,000

US Unemployment Rate

Oct 2018: 3.7%

Sept 2018: 3.7

Oct 2017 (last year): 4.1%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

47% of firms reported that they boosted wages or benefits to attract top talent.

Source: Vistage CEO Survey