July 1: Remote work

It's clear that remote work is here to stay as a mainstream work option.

Source: TrueUp
Published: June 2021

Remote work

Many tech employees are planning to return to an office but it is also clear that remote work is here to stay as a mainstream work option. TrueUp, a tech job platform, tracks 228,000 open tech jobs at 2,000 tech companies. 16% of open tech jobs are listed with Remote as an option, more than the total number of tech jobs in the entire San Francisco Bay Area (15%).

Sales Engineering roles are the most likely to be remote (+47% more likely than other jobs), followed by Recruiter roles (+42%). The roles least likely to be listed as remote are Exec Assistants (-56%) and Tech Support (-34%).

Number of open tech jobs across global hubs 
*
Total open jobs is rounded

1. Remote 
Total open jobs:
37,000
% of open jobs: 16%

2. SF Bay, CA area
Total open jobs:
34,000
% of open jobs: 15%

3. Seattle, WA area
Total open jobs:
22,000
% of open jobs: 10%

4. New York City area
Total open jobs:
14,000
% of open jobs: 6%

5. Bengaluru, India area
Total open jobs:
11,000
% of open jobs: 5%

6. Los Angeles, CA area
Total open jobs:
8,000
% of open jobs: 4%

7. London, UK area
Total open jobs:
8,000
% of open jobs: 4%

8. Austin, TX area
Total open jobs:
6,000
% of open jobs: 3%

9. Washington D.C. area
Total open jobs:
6,000
% of open jobs: 3%

10. Boston, MA area
Total open jobs:
6,000
% of open jobs: 3%

10. Other
Total open jobs:
76,000
% of open jobs: 33%

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