Technology Industry Continues to be the Catalyst for Growth According to Arizona Technology Council's Industry Impact Report
Q2 2021 Report Features New In-Depth Breakdown on Diversity and Gender Parity in Arizona's Technology Community
PHOENIX - Sept. 9, 2021 - PRLog -- The Arizona Technology Council today released its Q2 2021 Arizona Technology Industry Impact Report, providing new details on the growth of the state's technology sector.
A positive indicator in the report was STEM job posts reached an all-time high of 37,506 in June. In addition, the number of technology jobs and wages increased by 3.25% and 2.96%, respectively, over the past year and the number of technology companies rose 5.43% over the previous year.
New to the report in Q2 2021 is a detailed breakdown of diversity and gender parity statistics. The full report can be viewed here.
"This report reflects the acceleration of Arizona's technology industry which is proving to be the catalyst for growth that we always envisioned,"
The diversity and gender parity statistics show Arizona's technology industry continues to be dominated by white males. According to the data, 69.4% of Arizona's technology workforce self-identify as male vs. 30.60% female while 62.6% self-identify as white/Caucasian vs. 19.9% Hispanic or Latino, 9.8% Asian, 4.7% Black or African American, and 3% other.
However, there are positive signs of movement toward gender parity in occupations like natural sciences managers, computer systems analysts, database administrators and architects, web developers and digital interface designers—all showing a higher-than-
Additional findings of the Q2 2021 report include:
The Q2 Technology Impact Report includes:
Download or view the complete report on the Council's website here. The report can also be found on www.aztechbase.com.
About the Arizona Technology Council
The Arizona Technology Council is Arizona's premier trade association for science and technology companies. Recognized as having a diverse professional business community, Council members work towards furthering the advancement of technology in Arizona through leadership, education, legislation and social action. The Council offers numerous events, educational forums and business conferences that bring together leaders, visionaries and community members to make an impact on the technology industry. These interactions contribute to the Council's culture of growing member businesses and transforming technology in Arizona. To become a member or to learn more about the Arizona Technology Council, please visit www.aztechcouncil.org.