Is COVID Changing the Job Market for Software Developers?

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every industry around the world. In the US alone, the unemployment rate reached 14.7% in April – an all-time high since 1948. The good news is that compared to other sectors and industries, the IT sector is coping reasonably well with the challenges brought on by the pandemic. Read on as we discuss how the job market for software developers is evolving during the pandemic. Demand for Software Developer Jobs Remains Strong Despite the number of people getting laid off in every industry, the demand for software developer jobs is still strong. As per [...]

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 [...]