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List of Industries Employing Software Developers, Systems Software

The following industries employ Software Developers, Systems Software ,  SOC Code  15-1133  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Bachelor's degree  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2014 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services   (NAICS 541500 ) 23,100 35,700 12,600
Computers and Peripheral Equipment   (NAICS 334100 ) 13,300 15,100 1,800
Scientific Research and Development Svc   (NAICS 541700 ) 6,300 7,900 1,600
Electronic Instrument Manufacturing   (NAICS 334500 ) 3,800 3,400 -400
Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423400 ) 3,300 3,300 0
Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing   (NAICS 336400 ) 3,000 3,200 200
Software Publishers   (NAICS 511200 ) 2,700 3,000 300
Architectural and Engineering Services   (NAICS 541300 ) 2,600 2,900 300
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 2,500 2,800 300
Management & Technical Consulting Svc   (NAICS 541600 ) 2,400 3,600 1,200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 2,300 2,500 200
Communications Equipment Manufacturing   (NAICS 334200 ) 1,700 1,400 -300
Colleges and Universities   (NAICS 611300 ) 1,300 1,500 200
Semiconductor and Electronic Components   (NAICS 334400 ) 1,200 1,100 -100
Wired Telecommunications Carriers   (NAICS 517100 ) 1,200 1,100 -100
ISPs, Search Portals, & Data Processing   (NAICS 518000 ) 1,200 1,900 700
Other Information Services   (NAICS 519000 ) 1,200 2,000 800
Employment Services   (NAICS 561300 ) 1,100 1,300 200
Electric Goods Merchant Wholesalers   (NAICS 423600 ) 900 1,000 100
Office Administrative Services   (NAICS 561100 ) 500 700 200
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
Activities Rel to Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522300 ) 500 600 100
Depository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522100 ) 400 300 -100
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers   (NAICS 425000 ) 400 500 100
Electronic Shopping & Mail-Order Houses   (NAICS 454100 ) 300 500 200
Commercial & Service Industry Machinery   (NAICS 333300 ) 300 300 0
Accounting and Bookkeeping Services   (NAICS 541200 ) 300 300 0
Other Financial Investment Activities   (NAICS 523900 ) 200 200 0
Nondepository Credit Intermediation   (NAICS 522200 ) 200 200 0
Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg   (NAICS 339100 ) 200 300 100
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing   (NAICS 333200 ) 200 200 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 100 100 0
Business Support Services   (NAICS 561400 ) 100 100 0
Security & Commodity Investment Activity   (NAICS 523100 ) 100 100 0
Cable and Other Subscription Programming   (NAICS 515200 ) 100 100 0
Insurance Carriers   (NAICS 524100 ) 100 100 0
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 100 100 0
Advertising and Related Services   (NAICS 541800 ) 100 100 0

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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