Monday, May 11, 2020

Boston Web Tech Job Market | May 2020

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The Job Market in Boston

April experienced the largest one-month increase in joblessness in the history of our nation.

U.S. Unemployment rate

How did technology workers fair? Not so well, but better than other workers.

The list of Top 30 Web Technologies in Boston has been updated for May. This list is based on keyword searches in job postings at The most in-demand keywords are listed more frequently than less in-demand keywords. This list reflects the change in the last 30 days.

Top 30 Web Technologies in Boston

Here are 10 of the 30 most in-demand web technologies [up or down from early April, 2020] ranked by number of job postings in Indeed.

May, 2020
  1. agile *** | 2,732 (job postings) down 19% (from April)
  2. Python | 2,423 down 15%
  3. Java | 1,808 down 18%
  4. SQL | 1,747 down 22%
  5. AWS | 1,544 down 18%
  6. social media *** | 1,483 down 5%
  7. JavaScript | 1,411 down 18%
  8. SaaS | 1,100 down 22%
  9. scrum *** | 924 down 18%
  10. Web Services | 824 down 15% 
*** Note: While "agile" and "scrum" are not technologies, they are methodologies used in technology development. These two keywords appear in many web development job descriptions. Likewise, "social media" is not a technology. However, front-end web developers often work with marketing professionals to promote the output of software developers and engineers using social media.

The Top 30 Web Technologies in Boston are being counted down over the next 30 days on Beantown Web's Twitter page @webapprentices and Facebook page @beantownweb.

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