Oregon software jobs growing quickly

Oregon software jobs growing quickly

Software jobs are growing quickly in Oregon despite the sluggish state economy.

Software jobs make up a small fraction of Oregon’s workforce — just 0.8 percent — but the employment department said the state has the third-highest concentration of software developers of any state, after Washington and Massachusetts.

Several Bay Area companies, including eBay and Salesforce.com, are opening offices in Oregon and hiring local people. Portland startups such as Puppet Labs and Urban Airship are adding to those numbers.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.

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