The employment doldrums is going to be more worsened day-by-day in US. Apple has always been lashed out—outsourcing its manufacturing beyond US shores–by folks for creating 700,000 jobs in China instead of its own country. Recently, nascent app economy has been creating huge number of jobs in US, thanks to Android, iOS, and Facebook, has generated 466,000 jobs since 2007. The job has been created due to extensive rise of Smartphone, Tablets, social media, and enormous number of application apps throughout the world.
A technology trade group—TechNet—has reported that apps economy has directly (app-related) created 311,000 jobs, whereas, it has indirectly been responsible for creating 155,000 jobs in US since 2007. The app economy has spurted the jobs for the programmers, managers, marketers, support staffs, and user interface designer. Apple, Google, and Facebook are providing a better platform for the apps support.Last year, Gartner expected that the mobile app stores would surpass $15 billion revenue by the end of 2011.
The apps related jobs are being extended throughout the US, California (23.8%) has grabbed highest number of apps jobs followed by New York (6.9), whereas, it’s 6.4% in Washington. The highest number of apps positions in a metro areas—New York contributed 9.2% followed by San Francisco 8.5%.
The consumers are increasingly interested to apps rather than browser—due to pretty streamlined experience for the dedicated purpose. And most of the companies are quite interested to leverage its own app for streamlined dedicated services. It’s quite obvious that the involvement of a large number of folks for apps development.
It’s pretty known that both Apple and Google has surpassed 10 billion of apps of downloads. There’s a huge demand of apps in the market, and Google has reportedly said that there are more than 1 billion apps are downloading every months. That’s why, there’s a great requirement of apps developers, support staffs, and marketers to control apps stores. There’s an enormous numbers of jobs are available in small and big software and gaming companies like Electronics Arts and Zynga.