Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Boston Web Tech Job Market | April 2022

The Headlines

March 2022 Jobs Day Report: Employment Growth Remains Robust

"Unretirements" Continue to Rise as More Workers Return to Work

The Job Market in Boston projects continued job growth. However, Beantown Web data suggests that the job market for tech workers has begun to cool.

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 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-February, 2022] ranked by number of job postings on Indeed.

April 2022

  1. Python | 8,038 (job postings) DOWN 16% (from February)
  2. agile *** | 7,552 DOWN 17%
  3. SQL | 6,160 DOWN 13%
  4. AWS | 5,623 DOWN 24%
  5. Java | 5,185 DOWN 17%
  6. JavaScript | 4,223 DOWN 18%
  7. SaaS | 4,196 UP 11%
  8. C# | 3,504 UP 4%
  9. Azure | 3,470 DOWN 32%
  10. API  | 2,654 DOWN 2%
*** 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 is considered 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.

May's learning opportunity focuses on job search and is called The Working Group. In addition, we are helping to support HubSpot's World Certification Week. 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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