Since we launched in 2008, TechValidate has conducted surveys on our customers’ behalf with hundreds of thousands of IT pros worldwide. While we haven’t been in touch with all of the world’s IT pros, enough have participated in our research that we can do some interesting demographic analyses — where are they? What kind of company do they work for? What technology trends are they most interested in?
For this infographic, we decided to look at U.S.-based IT pros who participated in TechValidate research studies. We’ve mapped how many live in each state and also their relative density — how many IT pros there are per-capita in each state. We also did the same analysis for the 50 most-populous U.S. cities.
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Some findings that surprised us:
So, while we may hear mostly about tech hubs like Silicon Valley and NYC in the media, the reality is that the majority of people working in IT are distributed around the country, and in a very surprising pattern.