Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Software Developers, Applications

The following industries employ Software Developers, Applications,  SOC Code  15-1132  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Bachelor's degree  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2012 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 28,100 39,200 11,100
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 8,900 11,500 2,600
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 5,500 6,300 800
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 5,500 6,100 600
Data Processing and Related Services   (NAICS 518200 ) 2,700 3,600 900
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 2,700 3,000 300
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 2,400 2,900 500
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 2,200 1,800 -400
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 2,100 2,400 300
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 2,000 3,500 1,500
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 2,000 2,400 400
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 1,800 1,600 -200
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 1,500 2,000 500
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 1,500 1,600 100
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 900 1,000 100
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 900 800 -100
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 800 1,000 200
Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 600 700 100
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 600 700 100
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 500 500 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 500 600 100
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 400 400 0
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 400 500 100
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 300 400 100
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 300 400 100
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425100 ) 300 300 0
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 200 200 0
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 200 200 0
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 200 200 0
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 100 100 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 100 100 0
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 100 100 0
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 100 100 0
Other Support Services   (NAICS 561900 ) 100 100 0
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 100 100 0
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 100 100 0
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 100 100 0
Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 100 100 0
Legal Services   (NAICS 541100 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 100 100 0
Offices of Physicians   (NAICS 621100 ) 0 100 100
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 0 100 100

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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