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IT Jobs Growth: Sure, Steady but Modest

by Corinne Bernstein, eWeek www.eweek.com June 13th 2013 


Although the IT jobs market continues to grow despite weakness in the nation's employment data, employment experts are cautiously optimistic. 


Although the IT jobs market continues to outperform U.S. employment by far, IT career experts choose their adjectives carefully when discussing the tech hiring picture. 

The number of new jobs in IT has grown steadily for several quarters now--with shortages of skilled workers in some fields--yet the language of guarded optimism has been prevalent. "Good but not great" were the words Tom Silver, senior vice president at Dice.com, used to describe the results of the career and employment site's latest hiring survey released June 10.