The number of Hadoop jobs continue to rise

While still a small fraction1 of data management job postings, the number of job posts that mention “hadoop” continue to grow steadily. Year-over-year, there were 300% more such job posts2 in the first seven months of 2010 compared to the same period in 2009:


The fraction of “hadoop” jobs posted by California companies remain high, but is definitely lower than what it was last year:


(1) Over the last three months, job posts that mention “hadoop” were inching towards 8-10% of the number of job posts that mention “mysql”.

(2) Data for this post is for U.S. online job postings through 7/31/2010 and is maintained in partnership with We use algorithms to dedup job posts: a single job posting can contain multiple jobs and appear on multiple job sites.

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