With the healthcare IT arena exploding right now, here is a brief overview of what to expect if this is a sector you want to break into. Candidates should be aware that despite the strong job market in HIT, the need for developer and programming skills is a must (as it is throughout the tech arena), particularly with vendors of HIT software or site builders. So be sure to brush up on at least some code before you even apply.

Programming Skills in Demand

  • SQL
  • Java
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • XML
  • C#
  • C++
  • ASP.NET
  • PHP
  • C

Top 10 Cities for Healthcare IT Jobs

  • Boston
  • Washington, DC
  • NYC
  • Chicago
  • Dallas
  • San Francisco
  • Atlanta
  • Philadelphia
  • Austin
  • Nashville