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Occupations in Demand

What IT jobs are in demand in my region?

Are you exploring IT jobs close to home? Learn more about job availability and wages for IT careers in your region. The following IT careers are currently in demand in various regions across the state. The regions represented are the 13 economic development regions in Minnesota as defined by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

Short-term demand is defined as the combination of recently reported vacancies and relatively low unemployment levels.

Sort the table by clicking on the column header. Use the dropdown box to change the region. Get more information by clicking an occupation title or wage.

Occupation Title Wage Median wage means the point at which half of all workers in the occupation earn less and half earn more. New employees are usually in the "earn less" half.
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Current demand indicator shows how occupations compare in terms of possible openings in order from high to low.
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Region There are 13 Economic Development Regions in Minnesota.
Applications Software Developers
29.93
$29.93 
Bachelor's degree West Central
Applications Software Developers
33.36
$33.36 
Bachelor's degree Central
Applications Software Developers
44.51
$44.51 
Bachelor's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Applications Software Developers
45.71
$45.71 
Bachelor's degree Southeast
Applications Software Developers
38.09
$38.09 
Bachelor's degree South Central
Systems Software Developers
47.16
$47.16 
Bachelor's degree Arrowhead
Systems Software Developers
35.51
$35.51 
Bachelor's degree Central
Systems Software Developers
46.47
$46.47  Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
Bachelor's degree Upper Minnesota Valley
Systems Software Developers
45.60
$45.60 
Bachelor's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Systems Software Developers
46.49
$46.49 
Bachelor's degree South Central
 
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