Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Boston Web Tech Job Market | April 2021

The Headlines

U.S. Job Openings Jump to Two-Year High in Boost to Labor Market

Fed Chair Powell Says Economy About to Grow Much Quicker Due to Vaccinations and Fiscal Support

The Job Market in Boston

The job market continues to recover with job openings returning to pre-pandemic levels.

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The list of Top 20 Web Technologies in Boston has been updated for April. This list is based on keyword searches in job postings at Indeed.com. The most in-demand keywords are listed more frequently than less in-demand keywords. This list reflects the change in the last 30 days.

This month's report focuses on The Second Ten, those technical skills which are in demand and directly below the Top 10.

The Top 20 Web Technologies in Boston

Here are The Second Ten of the 20 most in-demand web technologies [up or down from mid-June, 2020, the pandemic low for job postings] ranked by number of job postings on Indeed.

April 2021

  1. API | 1,195 (job postings) up 146% (from June)
  2. Web Services | 1,111 up 510%
  3. Git | 1,023 up 102%
  4. JIRA | 972 up 152%
  5. Docker | 950 up 125%
  6. Kubernetes | 896 up 132%
  7. React | 799 up 422%
  8. UI | 664 up 66%
  9. Jenkins | 658 up 72%
  10. social media | 610 up 362%

Web Apprentices 

To learn more about these and other in-demand technologies, visit  Web Apprentices, a technology skills development platform offered as a service to  Boston PHP Meetup  members. April's learning opportunity focuses on CSS (#35 in this month's demand analysis) and is called  HTML5 Brunch, Season 13. Join us.

The Top 20 Web Technologies in Boston are being counted down over the next 10 days on Beantown Web's Twitter page @webapprentices.

View recent Boston Web Tech Job Market blog postings.