What We Do

On November 17, 2015, the White House and the Department of Labor joined Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore community to announce our designation as a TechHire city. We’re working to grow a self-sustaining local ecosystem that will benefit all Baltimore’s residents, accelerating pathways to economic mobility for job-seekers and entrepreneurs from all parts of our city while providing employers with a world-class workforce fluent in high-demand tech skills.

For more information about TechHire Baltimore, contact Dianne Conley.

IT Labor Market Landscape

Below is a snapshot of the Baltimore labor market demand for IT talent. These are the most demanded skills and occupations from 12/6/15 to 2/3/16.
Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and Emsi (projection data)

Open IT Occupations


Concentrated Demand for IT

  • 100% Baltimore
  • 57.8034682081% Nationwide

Top Skills

Baseline Skills

  1. Communication Skills
  2. Writing
  3. Troubleshooting
  4. Microsoft Windows
  5. Organizational Skills

Software and Programming Skills

  1. JAVA
  2. SQL
  3. Microsoft Windows
  4. LINUX
  5. JavaScript

Top Occupations

Top 5 Occupations

  1. Software Developer / Engineer
  2. Network / Systems Administrator
  3. Cyber / Information Security Engineer / Analyst
  4. Computer Systems Engineer / Architect
  5. Computer Support Specialist

Fastest Growing Occupations (2015-2020)

  1. Software Developers, Applications
  2. Information Security Analysts
  3. Computer Systems Analysts
  4. Computer User Support Specialists
  5. Software Developers, Systems Software

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