Colorado Software Development Schools

Colorado Software Development Idustry Outlook:

At the end of 2009, there were approximatel 2,287 software companies residing in the state of Colorado according to Monster.com. Below are the top 10 cities with the most companies.

  • Denver (355)
  • Colorado Springs (222)
  • Boulder (222)
  • Littleton (167)
  • Englewood (116)
  • Aurora (100)
  • Fort Collins (88)
  • Lakewood (84)
  • Broomfield (76)
  • Longmont (53)

colorado software development schools

Founded in 1994, CSIA, which is Colorado’s leading technology association, represents more than 5,000 software companies and speaks on behalf of over 700 technology companies.

Currently, the largest and most dominant networking organization of the state builds platforms for future growth. Employing over 175,000 people, their goal is to constantly impact the development of the industry and bring international attention towards the tech companies in the state. Delivering top of the line programs and services to Colorado is one effective way to help them compete with regional, national and global marketplaces.

Colorado Software Development Salary and Working Conditions:

Although Colorado’s average salaries of a software engineer are slightly lower than the nationwide average, the state’s jobless rate has declined 4.6% in the last few years to averages at roughly 7.3% by the end of 2009. However, when you compare these numbers to the three west coast states (11.2%), as well as Colorado's lower cost of living, 7.3% isn’t so bad.

Position Monthly Annual
Computer Forensics Examiner $7,750 $93,000
Information Security Architect $4,250 $51,000
Intelligence - Military Capabilities $6,650 $80,000
Information Security Analyst $4,250 $51,000
Source: Indeed.com 2009    
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