June 22, 2021

The Charlotte IT Talent Market

Facebook Twitter linkedin
instagram Youtube

Today’s Charlotte IT Talent Market

Over the last decade, the tech talent pool has nearly doubled and Charlotte was the #3 fastest tech talent hub in CBRE’s 2020 Scoring Tech Talent report. In fact, recent data from the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance shows the demand for tech jobs in Charlotte has increased 17% in the last few months.

The Charlotte region has seen substantial growth since 2010 in its tech talent pool and tech-centric companies are noticing as many organizations are settling in the area. North Carolina boasts the 11th-highest concentration of Fortune 1000 companies in the U.S., with 32 headquartered in the state. According to Cushman & Wakefield, projected job growth in Charlotte is expected to exceed growth in gateway markets through 2030, and the Metro’s low cost of living, driven by slower home price growth, will continue to attract new residents in the coming decade.

The Pulse on Tech Talent in Charlotte

Across all industries, IT professionals are steadily increasing in demand. Businesses are prioritizing innovation and efficiency with technology integrations and robust automation. In the Charlotte metro, jobs posted climbed almost 43% year-over-year to 11,713 according to data from NC Tech.

Across the Charlotte region and all industries, the most in-demand tech talent as of May 2021 includes: Software Developers, Network + Computer Systems Administrators, Project Managers, Computer Systems Engineers/Architects, IT Security Analysts, and Computer Systems Analysts. With over 36,947 open jobs in the talent sector alone, the job market in North Carolina remains positive for both new and experienced tech talent.

Top Tech Talent For Your Organization

In a tight candidate-driven labor market, finding top tech presents unique opportunities and challenges for organizations. Today’s top tech talent understands the importance of networking to find the best opportunities and are more active in social networking communities where such tech-centric conversations take place. Organizations with an established foothold in such networks will have an advantage when hiring.

At AccruePartners, our sourcing strategies include placements for local, remote, commuter and relocation talent. We’re able to expand on the traditional process because we’re equipped with a robust network of vetted talent, and an intense sourcing and screening process that allows us the ability to find highly sought-after resources. Our national reach and our proven proprietary process ensures success with every placement.

A Top Tech Recruitment Partner

Top tech talent is a vital component to the success of any organization. Recently recognized by Clutch as one of 2020’s Top Tech Recruiting Firms across the country, AccruePartners’ industry experts are prepared to support your organization. As a leader in talent solutions, AccruePartners is trusted by local and national organizations alike, from mid to large Fortune 500. With our ability to maintain long-lasting relationships, tap into exclusive networks, and access hiring tools to locate exclusive top tech talent for your organization, our speed to market is unparalleled. Let us demonstrate our proven process to act fast and deliver on our promise to help you make the right hire every time.

If you’re looking to hire top tech talent or simply need help figuring our your next hiring move, contact AccruePartners’ team of subject matter experts today.

Are you looking for work? View our available jobs and opportunities here.


Subscribe to our Blog!

Subscribe to our Blog!