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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
    OVERALL—Computer specialists 797,400 1,187,300 48.90 389,900
    Computer and information scientists, research 6,700 9,600 43.05 2,900
    Computer programmers4 141,200 158,400 12.19 17,200
    Computer software engineers, applications2 175,200 275,600 57.34 100,400
    Computer software engineers, systems software3 113,700 178,900 57.36 65,200
    Computer support specialists4 99,800 157,100 57.35 57,200
    Computer systems analysts4 126,300 177,200 40.24 50,800
    Database administrators4 18,800 29,600 57.29 10,800
    Network and computer systems administrators1 50,500 86,700 71.66 36,200
    Network systems and data communications analysts1 41,300 80,900 95.62 39,500
    All other computer specialists 23,800 33,400 40.24 9,600

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