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Computer science jobs in Chicago grow

Posted on February 26, 2013

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer science jobs in Chicago and elsewhere across the U.S. are growing.

This is a very hot industry right now, with several thousand jobs opening up.

The U.S. Department of Labor projects that employment of computer scientists will increase by 19% through 2020 and a 2011 report by the Computing Research Association (CRA) found that the number of students enrolling in college computer science programs has increased for the last three years.

But what’s the outlook for computer science majors today? Indeed gathered data and found that the following cities have the most cs job openings:

1 Washington, DC 10,722
2 New York 7,740
3 San Jose 7,248
4 San Francisco 6,302
5 Boston 4,957
6 Seattle 4,929
7 Chicago 4,543
8 Atlanta 3,366
9 Los Angeles 2,866
10 Dallas 2,794

Companies that are hiring include:

1 General Dynamics 809
2 Amazon 805
3 CSC 784
4 AppLabs 767
5 Deloitte 643
6 Microsoft 615
7 HP 508
8 Raytheon 498
9 Northrop Grumman 425
10 Intel 389
11 ManTech International 380
12 SAIC 324
13 Ernst & Young 282
14 Google 278
15 Dell 253

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