Full Stack Saint Paul is raising awareness about the incredible talent, events, and resources available for businesses in Saint Paul, Minnesota. This is an opportunity to draw attention to the tech and innovation happening right here in our capital city that is driving sustainable, equitable economic development.
Tech Events in April 2022
Tech Talk: Game Toward Your Future (Youth Event)
April 12 | Rondo Community Library
Spring 2022 BETA Showcase
April 13 | Location TBD
Tech Talk: Future Tech Entrepreneurs and Community Wealth Building
April 28 | Zoom Event
Watch the Event Recording
F.U.N. Q1 Twin Cities from BETA
April 28 | Location TBD
Resources for Tech
Tech Jobs and Talent Stats
Data source: RealTime Talent and Ramsey County
- 6,117 people are employed in IT careers in Saint Paul, Minnesota (12,288 in all of Ramsey County).
- Ramsey County has one of the most diverse IT workforces in Minnesota, with 27.4% of the IT workforce being Asian. However, Black, American Indian, and Hispanic/Latinx talent is significantly underrepresented in IT roles.
- 36% of IT jobs in Ramsey County are in the Tech Industry (and 23% of all Tech Industry jobs are IT jobs).
- Saint Paul’s estimated local unemployment rate for IT talent is just 1.9% (103 trained IT professionals), or 1.8% across all of Ramsey County (186 trained IT professionals).
- Although the Tech Industry overall is not currently forecast to grow any more than 0.1% on average annually, IT occupations are forecast to grow by about 0.4% on average annually in both Saint Paul and Ramsey County overall.
- The average wage in Ramsey County for IT positions of all experience levels is about $95,500 (2020 estimates for covered employment).
- 36% of all IT positions advertised online in the past year were for remote work positions, compared to 18% across all jobs advertised in that period.
- Software Developer is the occupation of highest forecast shortage across the entire MSP Metro. Further, based on a comparison of employer demand to graduate talent availability, the region is underproducing talent with postsecondary credentials in software development relative to current and future need.