8 of the Fastest Growing Occupations

Software Developers – Applications

Employment for Software Applications developers is projected to grow 19 percent driven by the increase in demand of mobile devices and tablets that will increase the demand for new applications.

Software Developers – Systems Software

Employment of Systems Developers is projected to grow 13 percent driven by the increase in the number of products that use software such as cell phones and appliances.

Computer Systems Analyst

Employment of computer systems analysts is projected to grow 21 percent as organizations increase their reliance on information technology (IT). Analysts will be needed to design new computer systems.

Computer and Information Systems Managers

Employment of computer and information systems managers is projected to grow 15 percent driven by organizations expanding their operations to digital platforms and the need to bolster cyber security in computer and information systems.

Computer Network Architects

Employment of computer network architects is projected to grow 9 percent as organizations continue to expand their information technology (IT) networks.

Information Security Analysts

Employment of information security analysts is projected to grow 18 percent driven by the increasing number of cyber attacks. Analysts will be needed to prevent hackers from stealing critical information or creating problems for computer networks.

Database Administrators

Employment of database administrators (DBAs) is projected to grow 11 percent driven by the increased data needs of companies in all sectors of the economy.

See the full list of  50 Fastest Growing Occupations

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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