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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1999. The Job Market for IT Professionals. 1996 : venture capitalists started to invest heavily in Internet companies. IT employment exploded, and IT enrollments in universities soared.

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U s bureau of labor statistics 1999

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1999


The job market for it professionals

The Job Market for IT Professionals

  • 1996: venture capitalists started to invest heavily in Internet companies. IT employment exploded, and IT enrollments in universities soared.

  • 2000: rising interest rates and increased investor wariness caused stock prices to collapse. Late in 2000, hundreds of dot com companies failed.

  • 2004: the unemployment rate among IT professionals peaked at 5.5%.

  • 2000-2007: IT enrollments in universities plummet


The job market for it professionals1

The Job Market for IT Professionals

  • March 2006: IT employment reached 4.72 million, higher than it was at the peak of the dot com bubble.

    Unemployment among IT professionals fell to 2.5% (compared to 4.7% for the population as a whole)

    A strong demand for entry-level IT professionals in April 2006 (source: Monster.com )

  • 2004-2014: Five of the twelve occupations expected to see the fastest growth are IT professionals. (source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)


U s bureau of labor statistics 1999

2006 - Present

The number of students in IT programs has not rebounded enough to meet today’s demand.


U s bureau of labor statistics 1999

Killer PC Applications

  • VisiCalc (1979)

    • This spreadsheet draws many to Apple II

  • WordStar (1979)

    • A commercially successful word processors

  • Adobe PageMaker (1985)

    • Helps spur Mac sales

  • E-Mail (1988)

    • The Net’s first killer app

  • Browsers: Mosaic, Netscape (1993)

    • Open the Web to everyone

  • Search engines: Google (1994)

    • To instantly locate information

  • Web2.0(today)


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