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Nationwide Job Projections in Information Technology

Related to the Computer Science Programs at IUP

Employment numbers from the 2008-18 National Employment Matrix, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Job Classification 2008 Employment 2018 Employment Percent Change Employment Change
Computer and information scientists, research 6,700 9,600 43.05 2,900
Computer programmers [4] 141,200 158,400 12.19 17,200
Computer software engineers, applications [2] 175,200 275,600 57.34 100,400
Computer software engineers, systems software [3] 113,700 178,900 57.36 65,200
Computer support specialists [4] 99,800 157,100 57.35 57,200
Computer systems analysts [4] 126,300 177,200 40.24 50,800
Database administrators [4] 18,800 29,600 57.29 10,800
Network and computer systems administrators [1] 50,500 86,700 71.66 36,200
Network systems and data communications analysts [1] 41,300 80,900 95.62 39,500
All other computer specialists 23,800 33,400 40.24 9,600
OVERALL – Computer specialists 797,400 1,187,300 48.9 389,900

[1] Preparation provided in BS, Information Assurance Track
[2] Preparation provided in BS, Applied Computer Science Track
[3] Preparation provided in BS, Languages and Systems Track
[4] Preparation provided in any BS Track or the BA Track 

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