Over the last year at Colliers, we have had an increasing number of tech clients looking for guidance on where to locate their next office in order to fill some of the more than 900,000 IT job openings that have existed since the end of the third quarter. Through the first half of 2019, IT job postings were up more than 30% for a talent pool whose unemployment rate sits below 1.5%.1
Consequently, we took a deep dive into four of the core components our clients are evaluating in the site selection process as they scour the country in search of the most sought-after profession within the tech industry — application software developers.
Download our full report on the top 20 markets (by the number of workers in this occupation) to determine which markets are prime locations for software developers.
1 According to federal employment data analyzed by CompTia, a leading IT trade association.
About the Author:
Bret leads the Strategy & Analytics group for a Chicago-based Corporate Solutions team. His group’s specialty is using data and analytics to help companies make better and more informed real estate decisions. He is a CFA charterholder and has more than 10 years’ experience in corporate finance and operational analytics, providing him with a unique lens to address the business challenges Colliers’ clients are facing.