Tampa tech labor pool growing at a fast pace, report shows


The technology labor pool in the Tampa metro area is growing at a faster pace than nearly every other community in the United States.

The Tampa metro added 16,140 tech workers between 2011 and 2016, a 55.3 percent increase that brought the total tech workforce in the metro market to 45,340 people at the end of 2016, according to the CBRE Tech Talent Scorecard, an annual ranking for 50 U.S. and Canadian markets by their ability to attract and grow technology talent.