Job Trends

IT Job Trends


NC TECH commissions + releases research on the state’s tech sector for the benefit of our members, a tool for economic development + a resource for the public. North Carolina’s tech sector is vibrant + growing – appearing on numerous national rankings as one of the nation’s hottest tech ecosystems.


NC TECH releases a monthly Tech Talent/IT Jobs snapshot which captures the environment for tech employment in North Carolina.  Readers can view the number of IT job postings presented in various top ten lists (skills, jobs, employers, regions) as well as a rolling 13-month chart reflecting the trends in job openings over the previous year. 

Utilizing the TalentNeuron tool from Gartner, the world’s leading IT research + advisory firm, this snapshot is designed to provide insights to both tech employers + professionals as they assess the employment landscape. 

This Tech Talent/IT Job Trends report is released in the latter part of each month with data from the previous month. 

Download chart here.

End of Year Review Reports


NC TECH partners with Clarkston Consulting in collaboration with Momentum. Clarkston Consulting provides management, operations, and implementation consulting services for life sciences and consumer products companies. Each month, Clarkston Consulting provides a brief summary of the report and highlights certain trends, to complement the data snapshot.


Businesses across the life sciences, consumer products, and retail industries partner with Clarkston Consulting to enhance strategic decision-making, improve operational efficiency, implement new technologies, and promote business growth and market diversification. Leveraging deep functional and industry expertise, our people discover, design, and deliver solutions that fit your business, your goals, and your future. At Clarkston Consulting, your purpose is our purpose.



Momentum’s mission is to be the launch pad for each of our student's career journeys. We collaboratively provide relevant skills training focused on the needs of the technology industry and the modern workplace. We believe all people have the ability to learn and, in turn, deserve a high equality education experience -- because knowledge has no finish line.


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