Software engineering makes a comeback, despite outsourcing

Stephen Baker

A couple surprises for me in Money Magazine's list of hot jobs. First, despite all the concern about software jobs migrating to India, software engineer ranks as the number-one job. Jobs are expected to expand in the U.S. from 800,000 to 1.16 million by 2014. But any forecasts in the unruly global tech market are highly suspect. How can anyone predict national job growth in a global industry?

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