According to recent reports, between January and June 2012, the technology (or “tech”) industry added nearly 100,000 jobs at a 1.7 percent gain. It has also been reported that by the year 2020, employment in all computer occupations is expected to increase by 22 percent. There are a number of factors that one can point to as evidence for why the tech industry has become such an integral part of the U.S. and world economy.

In the following infographic, SmartBear outlines three careers that have played and will continue to play a key role in the overall success of the technology industry.

The Rise of the Developer, Designer, and Software Tester

David Wallace

David Wallace

David Wallace is a search & social media marketer who lives in Ahwatukee Arizona with his lovely wife. Interests & hobbies include all things Disney, roller coasters, musicianship and Christianity.

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