Over the past several decades, advancements in technology have been a game-changer for the lives of people all around the world. 

It is unmistakable how technology has changed the way we live our lives. With technology that is quite literally at the palm of our hands, our society today has been given a rare opportunity to see how this phenomenon changes the way individuals live and behave. 

From the way we shop, work, and interact with other people, the advent of information technology has created such a massive effect in our society today.

Technology has also paved the way to connect people around the globe and encourage behavioral change in societies. It is undeniable how it is permeating every aspect of our lives, including our homes, businesses, and industries to help create and transform the way societies do almost everything.

From these technological advancements, new industries and business models are also emerging in the ever-growing IT industry in the United States.

The United States is currently the largest tech market in the world. It represents 31% of the total global tech market or approximately $1.6 trillion for 2019. 

According to Cushing Anderson, program vice president of IDC, a global market intelligence firm, “Digital transformation is driving the industry and creating demand for new roles.” 

“The economic opportunities are huge for individuals looking to further their IT careers — or begin them,” he added

To keep you updated, here are the latest IT labor market statistics in the US:The US IT Industry Outlook

 

References:

2019 Tech Industry Job Market & Salary Trends Analysis | Cyberstates by CompTIA. (2019). Cyberstates.org. Retrieved 26 March 2019, from https://www.cyberstates.org/#

2019 IT (Information Technology) Industry Trends Analysis | CompTIA . (2019). Comptia.org. Retrieved 26 March 2019, from https://www.comptia.org/resources/it-industry-trends-analysis

Information technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in America — here are the 13 best IT jobs of the future. (2019). Business Insider. Retrieved 26 March 2019, from https://www.businessinsider.com/it-jobs-information-technology-2018-5

Information Technology and the U.S. Workforce. (2017). doi:10.17226/24649