You don't have to live in Silicon Valley to make it in tech - here are 7 other great options

If you want a gig in tech, you don't need to pack up and move to Silicon Valley.

Plenty of metro areas around the US are hiring a ton of applicants at the moment.

Glassdoor released a study looking into the number of job listings for software engineers and other tech roles in various metro areas.
It's based on all active Glassdoor job listings with "software" in the job title that were posted from June 2012 to June 2017.

Here are the cities outside of Silicon Valley that have seen the most growth in terms of tech job listings:

tech hubs outside silicon valley

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Want to work in tech? Check out these cities.