RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Demand for high-tech talent is at an all-time high with more than 50,000 open jobs across North Carolina, says the North Carolina Technology Association in its latest IT Job Trends report. And the Triangle remains a hotbed for people looking to launch an IT career or hop to another job. In fact, a check of Triangle-based jobs boards finds more than 10,000 open positions, according to Work in the Triangle.

The Wake County Economic Development program regularly shares new openings through its Twitter feed, @WorkTriangleNC. The program recently launched a job board on its website, with 10,635 active openings as of Sunday afternoon. Of those, 8,538 are technology jobs, 1,219 are advanced manufacturing positions, 358 are in cleantech and 520 are in life sciences.

The NC TECH report for April – data released in May – actually reports an even higher number: some 20,000 across the Triangle.

Jobs opportunities are dropping in Triangle – but talent shortage remains

So if you’re job seeking, check for the latest data every Tuesday when Work in the Triangle’s #TriangleTuesdays hashtag lists hot jobs in the area. Here’s a recap of last week’s openings (from May 24):

Scroll through the #TriangleTuesdays hashtag on Twitter for more details on the openings.

High-tech job openings surge to record high in NC: More than 50,000

Openings at Top Triangle Tech Firms

Job openings abound at the Triangle’s leading technology employers. Here’s how many are available as of Sunday afternoon:

  • Lenovo: 345 jobs in Morrisville
  • SAS: 138 openings in Cary
  • Red Hat: 39 openings in Raleigh; 38 remote openings in North Carolina
  • Pendo: 24 openings in Raleigh
  • IBM: ~22 jobs in RTP, according to the website; 175 jobs in Durham listed on NCWorks