A recent report by Forrester Research named Jacksonville as one of 15 U.S. tech talent hotspots. Jacksonville ranked in the top 5 high-growth talent markets “where you can get in on the ground floor.”
Forrester cited Jacksonville as a promising tech hub seeing exceptional growth. The study said Jacksonville offers businesses an “opportunity to grow alongside their burgeoning tech scenes. Startups and venturesome enterprises should check out what they have to offer.”
Forrester looked at identifying locations that offer a tech workforce with the size, skills, and experience to support their operating model.
Cost of living, thriving colleges, active local business associations and a dynamic start-up community were also identified as factors.
A Forrester analyst stated that Jacksonville’s strong workforce helped propel it in the rankings and that it is a “strong and growing job growth market, has a low cost of living which is attractive to younger people and has a low cost of operation.”
To read the report, visit Forrester Research.