Evolving Workforces

Scoring Tech Talent 2022

Tight Labor Market & Remote Working Have Changed Tech Talent Growth Patterns

July 13, 2022 37 Minute Read


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Tech talent employment growth continued its decade long upward trend in 2021 but industry, occupation and geography patterns shifted. Tech talent employment increased by 136,000 jobs year-over-year in 2021 to 5.5 million. The technology (110,300), life sciences (37,800) and financial services, insurance and real estate (18,900) industries added the most tech jobs, while the manufacturing (-58,800), transportation, warehousing and wholesale (-34,900) and telecommunications (-15,800) industries lost the most.