“It’s a good time to be a computer science major. Job prospects are rosy for today’s graduates, who are entering the workforce at a time when tech hiring is on the rise and talent is hard to find.
“We’ve calculated that there are about two to three open jobs for every computer science grad this year,” says Alice Hill, managing director at job site Dice.com.
“We’re job-rich, candidate-starved right now,” says Stephen Kasmouski, partner and general manager of the software technology group at recruiting firm Winter, Wyman. “The supply and demand has shifted dramatically, and it has shifted very quickly relative to what happened coming out of the last dot-com recession.””