The State of Tech Hiring in Minneapolis

By December 12, 2018 at 8:56pm

The State of Tech Hiring in Minneapolis-St. Paul

Q1 and Q2 2019


1. Cybersecurity
2. Database management
3. ERP implementation
4. Mobile development*
4. Virtualization*
5.Cloud security*
5. Web development/design*


56% plan to expand their teams.
64% have prepared a budget and plan to bring on project-based professionals.
89% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area.
99% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth.

91% are training or upskilling teams. The skills they are currently training for most are…

1. Cloud computing
2. Security
3. Project management
4. Machine learning/AI
5. Data science
6. Mobile development
7. Web development/design


1. Maintaining security of IT systems
2. Innovation or helping grow the business*
3. Investing in new technologies*


*Denotes a tie

Source: Robert Half Technology survey of 100 local IT decision makers from a stratified sample of companies with 100 or more employees.

© 2018 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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