Saturday, October 17, 2020

Boston Web Tech Job Market | October 2020

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U.S. Labor Market Slowing as Fiscal Stimulus Fades

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The Job Market in Boston

The national labor market improves as the unemployment rate drops. However, nearly 25 million former workers continue to receive financial assistance.

While "continued claims" for unemployment decline nationally, tech job postings in the Boston metro area continue to rebound for the fourth month in a row after reaching a pandemic low in June.

The list of Top 20 Web Technologies in Boston has been updated for October. 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 20 Web Technologies in Boston

Here are 10 of the 20 most in-demand web technologies [up or down from early September, 2020] ranked by number of job postings on Indeed.

October, 2020

  1. agile *** | 3,290 (job postings) up 8% (from September)
  2. Python | 2,774 up 7%
  3. SQL | 1,995 up 4%
  4. Java | 1,890 up 6%
  5. AWS | 1,675 up 4%
  6. SaaS | 1,418 up 8%
  7. JavaScript | 1,397 up 2%
  8. scrum  *** | 984 up 3%
  9. Azure | 935 up 10%
  10. API | 805 up 10%

*** 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.

The Top 20 Web Technologies in Boston are being counted down over the next 20 days on Beantown Web's Twitter page  @webapprentices.

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