What We Do

The Raleigh TechHire initiative encompasses a collaborative group of local community partners.  The TechHire initiative will look to build upon the strength of existing technical training programs in Raleigh in order to fill technical employment gaps as identified by our partners in private industry.

For more information about TechHire Raleigh, contact Jamie Brown.

IT Labor Market Landscape

Below is a snapshot of the Raleigh 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% Raleigh
  • 50% Nationwide

Top Skills

Baseline Skills

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

Software and Programming Skills

  1. SQL
  2. JAVA
  3. JavaScript
  4. Oracle
  5. LINUX

Top Occupations

Top 5 Occupations

  1. Software Developer / Engineer
  2. Network Engineer / Architect
  3. Network / Systems Administrator
  4. Computer Systems Engineer / Architect
  5. Systems Analyst

Fastest Growing Occupations (2015-2020)

  1. Information Security Analysts
  2. Software Developers, Systems Software
  3. Web Developers
  4. Database Administrators
  5. Computer Systems Analysts

Community Partners

The following organizations are engaged and committing to making the Raleigh TechHire effort a success:

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