Saturday, June 18, 2022

Boston Web Tech Job Market | June 2022

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The Job Market in Boston

Invasion, inflation and recession have overtaken the pandemic as focal points for anxiety in the American psyche. Nonetheless, the U.S. economy continues to create jobs. However, employers are tapping the brakes on job postings. Overall, job postings on in the Boston metro area were 43% above the pre-pandemic baseline of February 1, 2020,

The list of Top 20 Web Technologies in Boston has been updated for June. 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-April, 2022] ranked by number of job postings on Indeed.

June 2022

  1. Python | 7,642 (job postings) DOWN 5% (from April)
  2. agile *** | 6,828 DOWN 10%
  3. AWS | 5,982 UP 6%
  4. SQL | 5,605 DOWN 9%
  5. Java | 4,636 DOWN 11%
  6. JavaScript | 3,992 DOWN 5%
  7. SaaS | 3,817 DOWN 9%
  8. Azure | 3,108 DOWN 10%
  9. API | 2,465 DOWN 7%
  10. scrum *** | 2,360 DOWN 6%
*** 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. Knowledge of and experience with these 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, and, by extension, to the 10,000 developers in the MergePHP network.

July's learning opportunity focuses on web development foundational training in GitHub (#30 in the current Web Tech Job Market rankings). Join us for Git Lunch, Season 6.

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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