IT Employment Hits Another All-time High in April

May 03, 2013, 15:43 ET from TechServe Alliance

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IT Employment hits another all-time high in April.

The number of IT jobs grew 0.24 percent sequentially last month to 4,424,200, according to TechServe Alliance, a collaboration of IT & Engineering Staffing and Solutions firms, clients, consultants and suppliers. With the upward revision in March's numbers from 0.38 to 0.58 percent, IT employment has grown by 5.1% since April 2012.   

"I am pleased to see demand for IT professionals remains very strong.  With April's numbers, IT employment has grown for the 17th consecutive month hitting yet another all-time high," observed Mark Roberts, the CEO of TechServe Alliance. "IT continues to handily outperform most other sectors with an annual growth rate of more than three times the growth rate of the general workforce," added Roberts. 

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