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Software Engineer Ranked Boston’s Most ‘In Demand’ Job

Posted on April 13, 2015

April 8, 2015

BOSTON (CBS) – For Boston residents on the hunt for a job, now isn’t a bad time to be a software engineer, one ranking finds.

Glassdoor, a job and career website, recently ranked the 10 most in demand positions, based on how many openings exist. The website also calculated the median base salary for each role.

Software engineer topped the “in demand” list, with 1,268 openings in Boston, followed by retail sales associate, with 1,014 jobs open in the city.

The mean salary for software engineer jobs is $97,000, according to Glassdoor, while the median pay for a retail sales associate is $24,000.

The third most in demand job is registered nurse, followed by store manager, customer service representative, product manager, business analyst, systems engineer, financial analyst and accountant.

According to Glassdoor, product manager in the highest paying job on the list with a median salary of $103,223.