Tech jobs report shows jump in Arizona postings as coronavirus alters business landscape

Posted at 8:17 AM, May 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-07 11:17:02-04

Postings for tech jobs in the Phoenix area jumped 13% between February and March as the Covid-19 pandemic took over the country.

Arizona was among states with the highest surge in those postings, according to a report.

The Dice Tech Job Report analyzed job postings in the tech sector during the first quarter of 2020, comparing those with the same quarter of 2019 but also highlighting changes between February, when “Covid-19” was a little-known term, and March, when it became a household word.

The findings by Dice, a tech career hub, offer a glimpse into how businesses adjusted to the coronavirus pandemic onset and the rapid changes it brought, such as a mass movement from offices to telecommuting and an increase in e-commerce.

Read more from the Phoenix Business Journal.