In the country’s major tech hubs, employers with open jobs are scrambling to find the talent they need at the best price. And that’s often an absurdly difficult task, given the tech industry’s notably low unemployment rate. But which jobs are hardest to fill?
For technologists in those tech hubs, that information is useful because it gives them a little bit more leverage in any kind of salary or compensation discussion. Even if a company isn’t willing to pay you more money, your future manager and HR department might prove amenable to giving you more PTO, remote-work options, or a more flexible schedule.
The good news is, the most common and hardest-to-fill jobs aren’t limited roles such as artificial intelligence (A.I.) researcher. When we analyzed