In August, overall job growth was flat in the U.S. However, various sectors of the IT industry showed significant gains last month, according to figures the Labor Department released today.

Of all the IT sectors, IT professional services showed the biggest job growth.  The other breakdowns are as follows:

  • Providers of computer systems design and “related services” added approximately 7,700 jobs
  • Management and technical consulting services grew by 6,000 jobs
  • Data processing and hosting companies added 100 jobs
  • Chip makers and manufacturers of electronic components added 2,400 jobs

What do you think about this list – is it accurate in your experience (Ripe), or do you think this list of job growth is Hype?

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