What We Do

Tech Toledo, the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce, and OhioMeansJobs Lucas County are initiating an information technology workforce alliance to address short-term needs and develop longer-term programs for IT internships and apprenticeship programs. Tech Toledo will work with employers such as Meyer Hill Lynch, Toledo Lucas County Public Library, and The Andersons, Inc., to find and develop training to help fill their in-demand IT job needs. Tech Toledo will place at least 100 workers into tech jobs by 2020.

For more information about TechHire Toledo, please visit: www.techhiretoledo.com

IT Labor Market Landscape

Below is a snapshot of the Toledo 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


Concentrated Demand for IT

  • % Toledo
  • 100% Nationwide

Top Job

Baseline Skills

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

Software and Programming Skills

  1. SQL
  2. Microsoft Excel
  3. JavaScript
  4. Microsoft Office
  5. Microsoft C#

Top Occupations

Top 5 Occupations

  1. Software Developers
  2. Computer User Support Specialists
  3. Computer Systems Analysts
  4. Database Administrators
  5. Information Technology Project Managers

Fastest Growing Occupations (2015-2020)

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

Community Partners

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