Oklahoma City

What We Do

StarSpace46, Inc., Creative Oklahoma, and Techlahoma Foundation will work with fast-track and agile training programs to train and place 500 IT workers by 2020. With commitments from employers spanning from the aerospace sector to the not-for-profit sector, trainees will gain and utilize skills in native mobile development, user interface design, and front-end and application development. Students will also gain access to mentorship in entrepreneurship and business.

IT Labor Market Landscape

Below is a snapshot of the Oklahoma City 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

964

Concentrated Demand for IT

  • 30% Oklahoma City
  • 100% Nationwide

Top Skills

Baseline Skills

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

Software and Programming Skills

  1. SQL
  2. Microsoft C#
  3. .NET Programming
  4. JavaScript
  5. SQL Server

Top Occupations

Top 5 Occupations

  1. Software Developers, Applications
  2. Computer User Support Specialists
  3. Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  4. Computer Systems Analysts
  5. Computer Systems Engineers/Architects

Fastest Growing Occupations (2015 - 2020)

  1. Computer Systems Analysts
  2. Web Developers
  3. Software Developers, Applications
  4. Information Security Analysts
  5. Multimedia Artists and Animators

Community Partners

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