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 2010 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2010 2020 Numeric
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Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 28,600 41,500 12,900
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 7,400 8,900 1,500
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 6,900 9,200 2,300
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 3,300 3,900 600
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 3,200 3,600 400
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 2,500 4,000 1,500
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 2,300 2,900 600
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 2,100 2,100 0
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 1,900 2,200 300
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 1,900 1,900 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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ISPs, Search Portals, & Data Processing   (NAICS 518000 ) 1,800 2,000 200
Motion Picture and Video Industries   (NAICS 512100 ) 1,800 2,000 200
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 1,700 1,900 200
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 1,200 1,100 -100
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 1,200 1,300 100
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 1,000 1,300 300
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 1,000 1,000 0
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 900 1,400 500
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 900 1,100 200
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 700 800 100
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support   (NAICS 524200 ) 700 800 100
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 600 600 0
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 500 600 100
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 400 500 100
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 400 500 100
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 400 600 200
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 300 400 100
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 300 300 0
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 300 500 200
Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing   (NAICS 325400 ) 300 300 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 200 200 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 200 300 100
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 200 200 0
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers   (NAICS 511100 ) 200 200 0
Specialized Design Services   (NAICS 541400 ) 200 300 100
Other Professional & Technical Services   (NAICS 541900 ) 200 300 100
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 200 200 0
Activities Related to Real Estate   (NAICS 531300 ) 100 100 0
Elementary and Secondary Schools   (NAICS 611100 ) 100 200 100
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Other General Purpose Machinery Mfg   (NAICS 333900 ) 100 100 0
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 100 100 0
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 100 100 0
Electrical Equipment and Appliances   (NAICS 335000 ) 100 100 0
Junior Colleges   (NAICS 611200 ) 100 100 0
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting   (NAICS 110000 ) 100 100 0
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories   (NAICS 621500 ) 100 100 0
Building Equipment Contractors   (NAICS 238200 ) 100 200 100
Hardware & Plumbing Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423700 ) 0 100 100
Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423100 ) 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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