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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.

Region Click to sort the table by this column There are 13 Economic Development Regions in Minnesota.
Occupation Title Click to sort the table by this column Wage Click to sort the table by this column 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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Click to sort the table by this column Current demand indicator shows how occupations compare in terms of possible openings in order from high to low.
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Upper Minnesota Valley Systems Software Developers
45.83
$45.83  Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
Bachelor's degree
Upper Minnesota Valley Computer Systems Analysts
37.64
$37.64  Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
Bachelor's degree
Upper Minnesota Valley Computer and Information Systems Managers
34.09
$34.09 
Bachelor's degree
East Central Network and Computer Systems Administrators
31.22
$31.22 
Bachelor's degree
East Central Computer Programmers
30.16
$30.16 
Bachelor's degree
East Central Computer Systems Analysts
41.05
$41.05 
Bachelor's degree
Central Network and Computer Systems Administrators
29.51
$29.51 
Bachelor's degree
Central Database Administrators
32.50
$32.50 
Bachelor's degree
Central Systems Software Developers
37.28
$37.28 
Bachelor's degree
Central Applications Software Developers
38.03
$38.03 
Bachelor's degree
 
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