Saturday, February 19, 2022

Boston Web Tech Job Market | February 2022

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The Job Market in Boston

Despite continuing pandemic uncertainty and rising tensions in Eastern Europe, the U.S. economy continues to create jobs. As of mid-Feburary, job postings on were 60.4% above February 1, 2020, the pre-pandemic baseline.

The list of Top 20 Web Technologies in Boston has been updated for February. 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 60 days.

The Top 20 Web Technologies in Boston

Here are The Top 10 of the 20 most in-demand web technologies [UP or DOWN from mid-December, 2021] ranked by number of job postings on Indeed.

February 2022

  1. Python | 9,591 (job postings) UP 11% (from December)
  2. agile *** | 9,115 UP 8%
  3. SQL | 7,095 UP 2%
  4. AWS | 7,352 UP 13%
  5. Java | 6,228 UP 8%
  6. JavaScript | 5,125 UP 10%
  7. Azure | 5,108 UP 15%
  8. SaaS  | 3,780 UP 8%
  9. C# | 3,373 UP 8%
  10. Docker | 2,742 UP 7%
*** Note: While "agile" is not a technology, it is a methodology used in technology development. This keyword appears in many web development job descriptions. Knowledge of and experience with agile methodologies are common practice.

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.

Boston PHP is one Meetup group in a collaboration of six user groups called MergePHP. This mega group offers online vitrual events and services to more than 10,000 web developers in six metropolitan areas across the United States.

The learning opportunity for March and April will focus on job search strategies and is called The Working Group. Join us.

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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