Virginia Sees Q2 Tech Job Growth Amid COVID-19

Dice, a tech-career hub connecting employers with skilled technology professionals, issued its Q2 Tech Job Report revealing that job postings in Virginia during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic rose 11 percent compared to the second quarter of 2019, the company said.

Three Virginia-based employers named in the Dice report — General Dynamics, Leidos and Booz Allen Hamilton — are all headquartered in Fairfax County.

In terms of year-over-year changes, Virginia was the only state in Dice´s top four list to report an increase in quarterly job postings. In comparison, Dice reported declines in California, Texas and New York job postings of 28 percent, 2 percent and 34 percent, respectively.

The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority promotes Fairfax County as a business and technology center. In addition to its headquarters in Tysons, Fairfax County´s largest business district, the FCEDA maintains business investment offices in six important global business centers: Bangalore/Mumbai, Berlin, London, Los Angeles, Seoul and Tel Aviv.