Dice has just released a top 10 survey of the top tech metro areas to be looking for work. The survey is based on zip codes for jobs posted on Dice. Only the New York/New Jersey area has seen a decline in job tech job postings -- 9 percent lower than July 2011 -- but still tops the chart with nearly 9,000 open positions being advertised right now on the Dice website.
- New York/New Jersey: 8,871
- Washington D.C./Baltimore: 8,334
- Silicon Valley: 5,684
- Chicago: 3,900
- Los Angeles: 3,51
- Boston: 3,421
- Dallas: 3,160
- Atlanta: 3,070
- Seattle: 2,810
- Philadelphia: 2,344
Of course this isn't to say you should be packing your bags and moving. The unemployment rate across the country right now is only 3.5 percent, meaning skilled tech workers are in demand just about everywhere.
If you're looking to see where the best wages are to be found based on your expertise, check out some of our recent salary reports for different tech positions:
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