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Five Fast Growing States to Watch for Tech Jobs

  • Five Fast Growing States to Watch for Tech Jobs

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    While the tech workforce isn't huge in Utah, there are other factors boosting its growth rate. The state over-indexes in software at close to 1.5 times the national rate, according to Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development. The closer to the application – the faster the growth. Start-up to watch: Domo, a business intelligence company, based in American Fork.

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Five Fast Growing States to Watch for Tech Jobs

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    While the tech workforce isn't huge in Utah, there are other factors boosting its growth rate. The state over-indexes in software at close to 1.5 times the national rate, according to Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development. The closer to the application – the faster the growth. Start-up to watch: Domo, a business intelligence company, based in American Fork.

When it comes to tech employment, there are the varsity players - California, Virginia, Texas, New York and Florida. Those large states employ more than 650,000 tech professionals in computer systems design and related services, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the same category, those states added 15,500 positions this year.

But, many states have a burning desire to get in the game. This slideshow features five fast growing states to watch, as identified by Dice.com.