Demand for computer engineers dropping

Summary:Simply Hired's jobs report show high demand for journalists...

Simply Hired has produced its September Jobs Trend report. It shows Google has the most job openings in the San Francisco/Bay Area:

1. Google - 1,421 jobs

2. Sutter Health - 1,364 jobs

3. Apple - 942 jobs

4. Starbucks - 712 jobs

5. eBay - 692 jobs

Lots of companies report difficulty in hiring software engineers. However, job openings fell 4% month to month to 20,055 in September, a drop of 32% from last year.

There are 40,172 jobs for journalists and media workers, an increase of 13.8% from the prior month, and up 36% from a year ago.

Simply Hired says that nationwide job openings increased by 5.6%, the fourth time in five months that jobs increased (they dipped slightly in August).

Top hiring company is McDonald's with 16,196 job openings, second is Deloitte with 14,909.

There is more detail here:

Topics: Google


In May 2004, Tom Foremski became the first journalist to leave a major newspaper, the Financial Times, to become a full-time journalist blogger. He writes the popular news blog Silicon Valley Watcher--reporting on the business of Silicon Valley. Tom arrived in San Francisco in 1984, and has covered US technology markets for leading comput... Full Bio

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