Software Developer Jobs May Double in 10 years

There are multiple technological disruptions happening. AI, CyberSecurity, IoT, mobilization of software and Data Science are just a few. Between the new technologies and the demands from what we have on the table now, software development jobs can easily double in ten years. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Year 2000 job report told us there were 697,000 software development jobs in the US. The same report estimated there would be 1,361,000 software development jobs by 2010. This report missed the mark. In 2008, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported there were 1,336,300 software development jobs [...]

It is a Very Good Time to be a Software Developer

It is a very good time to be a software developer. Jobs are plentiful. Demand is high. Salaries are going up and companies are adding perks. If you are thinking of becoming a software developer or to sharpen your skills if you are a developer already, you should be motivated to do so. Why it is a good time to be a software developer? Here are some facts: There are approximately 1.7M software developers, by a strict definition in the US For every software developer, there is another job as a DBA, analyst or support  personnel For every software developer, [...]