What We Do

The City of Mobile, Alabama will partner with the Gulf Coast Technology Council and 17 employers to develop industry-driven training, including customized capacity building for incumbent workers, a coding bootcamp pilot, and advanced manufacturing technical trainings for entry-level job seekers. The trainings will be facilitated by Depot/U, Iron Yard, and General Assembly. This program will include opportunities for trainees to network with local employers seeking talent, including Accureg Software, AM/NS Calvert, Rural Sourcing Inc., and The Red Square Agency. By 2020, the collaborative aims to train and hire 500 technical workers, including those who are underemployed and dislocated, boosting Mobile’s burgeoning tech community.

IT Labor Market Landscape

Below is a snapshot of the Mobile labor market demand for IT talent. These are the most demanded skills and occupation from 10/2/16 to 11/30/16.
Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and Emsi (projection data)

Open IT Occupations

179

Concentrated Demand for IT

  • 0% Mobile
  • 100% Nationwide

Top Skills

Baseline Skills

  1. Communication Skills
  2. Troubleshooting
  3. Planning
  4. Problem Solving
  5. Writing

Software and Programming Skills

  1. Microsoft C#
  2. Microsoft Office
  3. SQL
  4. LINUX
  5. JAVA

Top Occupations

Top 5 Occupations

  1. Software Developers, Applications
  2. Computer User Support Specialist
  3. Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  4. Information Security Analysts
  5. Information Technology Project Managers

Fastest Growing Occupations (2015 - 2020)

  1. Software Developers, Systems Software
  2. Software Developers, Applications
  3. Computer Systems Analysts
  4. Computer Network Architects
  5. Web Developers

Community Partners

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