2000 - 2006 Computer-related occupations displacement analysis:
Number of Jobs Lost during recession 2000-2002 = 134,960
5.11% of yr. 2000 employment (economic contraction)
12.36% of yr. 2000 employment.
12.45% of yr. 2000 employment.
11.85% of yr. 2000 employment.
Winners and losers in Computer-related occupations
Occupation & Loss/Gain (2000-2006)
Computer and Information Scientists, Research = 1,850
Computer Programmers = (-134,710)
Computer Software Engineers, Applications = 97,880
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software = 64,450
Computer Support Specialists = (-8,110)
Computer Systems Analysts = (-16,840)
Database Administrators = 1,840
Network and Computer Systems Administrators = 55,480
Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts = 84,490
Computer Specialists, All Other = 180,270
Associate Degree note:
From 1995 - 2004, 174,185 Associate degrees were awarded in Computer Science. For informational purposes only -- some B.S. holders may also hold A.S. degrees.
Business Week: Engineering
Gap? Fact and Fiction, By Vivek Wadhwa
The Duke University Study: PDF
NPR interview: "Engineer Shortage? DukeStudy Says No," April 30, 2007, http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=9910492
Employment data must be downloaded by year:
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations
TABLE C-6. Bachelor's degrees, by field, citizenship, and race/ethnicity: 1995–2004