No doubt there’s plenty of doom and glob in the job market and regarding the economy in general. So, perhaps it may brighten things up a little bit when you search some of the job trends and in particular buzzwords that are appearing in employment opportunities. Indeed.com is a cool resource that mashes up thousands of career resources, they also provide some interesting trends and stats. Check out the graphs below showing historical job postings that contain the buzzwords “ArcGIS” as compared to say Autodesk, or Intergraph… interesting! Obviously this data is a little rough and should not be used to extrapolate industry trends on a whole, however, it is a fun comparison! Check out the bottom graph showing trend for the term Geospatial… nice!
Trend for term ArcGIS in job listings
Trend for term Autodesk used in job ads