It's hard to get a handle on just how many people work in technology. However, dissection of figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) by CommSec suggests that tech is still a promising growth area.
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As Business Insider reports, CommSec chief economist Craig James parsed ABS employment data to identify where new jobs had emerged in the last year. By his estimate, 18,000 jobs in "computer system design and related services" were created in the year to August 2014.
That wasn't the top-ranking field ("social assistance services" took that prize with 45,000 jobs), but it still suggests IT remains a decent area for employment, especially if you pick a high-paying area.
Here's Where All The Jobs Are In Australia [Business Insider]