Tech Jobs in Nashville by the Numbers
The greater Nashville area and Middle Tennessee are experiencing rapid growth in the tech industry. Here’s a look at what that growth looks like for the job market.
What jobs are considered tech jobs and how many are in Nashville?
Nashville had nearly 29,250 technology positions in 2020, up from 18,181 in 2010, according to a data review by the Greater Nashville Technology Council and Cushman & Wakefield.
The exam covered jobs related to IT, including:
- systems managers
- software, systems and information security analysts
- network and user support specialists
- scientific researchers
- network and database architects
- database, network and system administrators
- software and web developers
- digital interface designers
NTC and Middle Tennessee State University reported 46,099 tech workers in Middle Tennessee in 2018, and NTC announced its goal of doubling that workforce by 2025. This report collected data for two areas metropolitan statistics: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin (which includes 14 Middle Counties in Tennessee) and Clarksville, TN-KY (which includes Montgomery County in Tennessee as well as Christian and Trigg counties in Kentucky).