Why Dallas is a Great Location for IT Professionals

December 1, 2022

When breaking into a new career, it is important to explore the job opportunities that exist in your area. A common misconception with tech careers is that the prospect of success is only possible in big cities with a long reputation of successful tech companies. Today we will discuss how Dallas, TX is a major tech hub with enormous potential for success, as the home of the state’s biggest tech workforce.


Throughout the years, the tech community across the country has seen a drop in new jobs and tech company growth. The Dallas Fort Worth area has done remarkably well with maintaining its top status for new job postings even through the weak points the field has been facing.According to CompTIA, Dallas has held onto their number three position for month-to-month new job postings following Washington D.C. and New York City. For the month of June in 2022, the DFW area had almost 28,000 new jobs listed.

Top DFW Tech Companies

The following companies have a history of regularly hiring IT professionals in the DFW area.

  • Lockheed Martin
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • USAA
  • Citi
  • Deloitte
  • Verizon
  • Wells Fargo
  • IBM
  • NTT Data
  • InfoVision

These companies reflect a portion of the tech career opportunities in Dallas. Positions for all levels are also available in such a quickly evolving field.

How to Start

Codeup is a great place to launch your career in tech! We area career accelerator that helps individuals quickly and seamlessly transition into a new career in tech.Our Dallas location offers Web Development and Data Science bootcamps with a 20-week completion time.Codeup is the first and currently the only accredited coding bootcamp in the state of Texas.* We have also been named the best trade/technical school in the DFW area by locals.If you aren’t sure if a career in tech is right for you, consider attending our 100% free instructor-led workshops. These workshops are designed to give you a taste of what you’ll learn in our programs, as well as give you information on financial aid and admissions.We can also provide program-specific information to your inbox at any time! Get started now or give us a call at (210) 802-7289 and we’ll walk you through the process.*Codeup is accredited for postsecondary, non-degree granting, career and technology programs by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267) 284-5000Updated: 05/2023