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Best US Cities For Technology Job Growth: Dice Q2 Report

Donna Goodison

Dice analyzed more than one million tech job postings between April and June of 2021 and compared the data to its job-posting stats from the previous three months, as well as historical trends, for its Q2 2021 Tech Job Report.

Tech City Highlight: Atlanta, Ga.

Hiring Trends

Q2 rank: 2nd

Quarter-over-quarter growth: 18 percent

Top hiring organizations in Q2: Capgemini, Home Depot, Amazon, Salesforce and Honeywell

Top occupations in Q2: software developer, network engineer, project manager, senior software developer and business analyst

Average tech salary: $94,386

Referred to as the Silicon Peach, Atlanta was second only to New York City in tech job posting volume for the second quarter. It has a large concentration of high-tech development that continues to grow, the Dice reported noted. In February, Airbnb announced plans to open a technical hub in the city, where Honeywell and General Electric have presences, and investment management firm BlackRock has an innovation center. The headquarters of Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, Home Depot and UPS also are located in Atlanta.

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