What We Do

The Trenton TechHire initiative is a cross-sector partnership between employers, City of Trenton’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, and Agile Strategies group, local education institutions, and local nonprofit organizations. This collaboration will prepare over 150 residents for tech jobs across sectors by 2020. Partners such as FCC Consulting Services, Tektite Industries, Inc., New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, and Power Magnetics, Inc. will meet regularly with Shiloh Community Development Corporation and the City of Trenton to strengthen and sustain the initiative.

IT Labor Market Landscape

Below is a snapshot of the Trenton 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

  • 10% Trenton
  • 100% Nationwide

Top Job

Baseline Skills

  1. Communication Skills
  2. Troubleshooting
  3. Writing
  4. Problem Solving
  5. Team Work/Collaboration

Software and Programming Skills

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

Top Occupations

Top 5 Occupations

  1. Software Developers
  2. Information Technology Project Managers
  3. Computer Systems Analysts
  4. Web Developers
  5. Computer Systems Engineers/Architects

Fastest Growing Occupations (2015-2020)

  1. Multimedia Artists and Animators
  2. Information Security Analysts
  3. Computer Systems Analysts
  4. Web Developers
  5. Computer and Information Research Scientists

Community Partners

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