What We Do
TechHireABQ is an innovative job training program to prepare Albuquerque, New Mexico residents for high-demand careers in technology with no degree required. Partners from higher education to community-based organizations will host low-cost, accelerated (4 months or less) computer coding training blending on-line curricula with hands-on real world projects. Tech companies are ready to hire qualified students for paid internships, developer, and programmer positions through initiative partners.
TechHireABQ will build a new talent pipeline to support Albuquerque’s growing technology sector as well as companies and organizations in all sectors engaging non-traditional students, second-career moms, Veterans and others in family wage jobs.
For more information about TechHire Albuquerque, contact Jamai Blivin.
IT Labor Market Landscape
Below is a snapshot of the Albuquerque labor market demand for IT talent. These are the most demanded skills and occupation from 12/6/15 to 2/3/16.
Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and Emsi (projection data)
Open IT Occupations
Concentrated Demand for IT
- 60% Albuquerque
- 100% Nationwide
- Communication Skills
- Organizational Skills
Software and Programming Skills
- Microsoft Windows
- Microsoft Office
Top 5 Occupations
- Software Developer / Engineer
- Computer Scientist
- Network / Systems Administrator
- Systems Analyst
- Computer Support Specialist
Fastest Growing Occupations (2015-2020)
- Computer Systems Analysts
- Software Developers, Applications
- Computer User Support Specialists
- Web Developers
- Multimedia Artists and Animators
The following organizations are engaged and committing to making the Albuquerque TechHire effort a success: