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Computer Systems Analysts
(SOC Code : 15-1121)
in Santa Cruz County

Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Bachelor's degree .

Santa Cruz County is the same as Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA.
Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA20171st Qtr$44.99$36.39$44.58$52.33

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
Santa Cruz County 2014 - 20242503207028.010

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in Santa Cruz County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services11629.1%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 64.5%
Management & Technical Consulting Svc 2193.0%
Software Publishers 482.9%
Insurance Carriers 372.0%
Employment Services 252.0%
Computers and Peripheral Equipment 51.9%
Scientific Research and Development Svc 761.8%
Depository Credit Intermediation 651.8%
Natural Gas Distribution 11.6%
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 81.6%
Power Generation and Supply 31.5%
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing 61.3%
Other Information Services 381.2%
Architectural and Engineering Services 2481.0%
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers 341.0%
Office Administrative Services 141.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assura
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

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Alternate Titles
Information Systems Consultants; Information Technology (IT) Specialists; Programmer Analysts; Quality Assurance Analysts; Systems Architects; and Systems Developers
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