7. Boston, MA
Why Boston? Opportunities for software developers are being pursued across a span of industries, from financial and insurance, to emerging technology like pharmaceuticals and biotech. Java developers are difficult to find and in high demand here.
Boston businesses are looking to grow their helpdesk and support staff. Many companies are emphasizing "white glove customer service" -- individuals who can provide level III helpdesk support are in heavy demand.
Cambridge Center, home of MIT and Harvard, has become a hotbed for
startups, which are also providing opportunity for job seekers.
Top Industries Hiring: Financial, insurance, transportation & utilities and professional & business services
Skills in Demand:
• Help desk
• Project Manager
• Software Developer
• Database administrator
• Database developer