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The Dice Q3 2020 Tech Job Report

Tech Hiring and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

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About the REPORT

As the country continues to grapple with the impact of COVID-19, the third quarter of 2020 tells a story of stabilization in technology hiring. While overall tech job postings were down 7% for the quarter (in comparison to the second quarter), postings were virtually flat from August to September.

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  • Many large businesses are looking to grow their head counts. Specifically, of the top 50 employers in Q3, 68% created more job postings than Q2.
  • California and Texas lead the country in tech job postings – furthering the narrative around competition between the two states for tech talent. California and Texas cities also led the country in growth from August to September.
  • Software developer had the highest apply rate average for roles at 11%, followed by business analyst at 9.9% and data engineer at 8%.