If there's only one good thing that comes from big government and a ballooning federal deficit, it's the creation of government jobs!
But the federal government isn't the only sector hiring IT workers. Washington, D.C. comes in as the No. 2 city for finding IT jobs because a variety of industries are also recruiting IT professionals, including government contractors, financial services, IT startups, biotech and hospitality, according to Cullen.
Project managers and software engineers (especially those with experience developing mobile applications) are in greatest demand in the D.C.- area. Employers are also seeking IT workers with network infrastructure and cloud computing expertise.
Pictured: The U.S. Capitol Building
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