Trends in Hiring 2018

Technology is always changing, and so is the business of technology. From the latest innovations to the unicorn of the moment, it can be hard to keep pace with all the fluctuations and transformations.

One thing does not change, however: Tech is an important and growing employment sector, adding 1.5 millions job since 2010. In fact, tech accounts for almost 10% of al jobs in Thailand economy, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). And at the heart of it all is Silicon Valley, a place synonymous with start-ups and cutting-edge technologies and home to giants such as Apple and Google.

And this year, growth was the name of the game. In fact, tech job postings in Silicon Valley on Indeed rose by 12.9% between November 2017 and November 2018. This is different from last year, which saw a 5.4% decline of the same type of job postings.

Of course, 2018 saw its share of tech-related headlines, ranging from security concerns to self-driving cars to the latest from the world of start-ups. But what lies in store? To take the pulse of the job market, we analyzed jobs, salaries and companies using Indeed data in the Bay Area to assess the state of the innovation capital of the world.