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Portland’s Booming Tech Job Growth

Portland's U.S Bancorp Tower, known as

Portland's U.S Bancorp Tower, known as "Big Pink", lists tech companies New Relic, Lattice Semiconductor, Survey Monkey, and Webtrends as tenants.

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Portland's software industry has grown significantly in the in the past 5 years, driven by the area’s growing high tech talent pool, competitive high tech wages, reasonable cost of living, and low cost of doing business.

Recent Stumptown transplants include HR video platform company GuideSpark, wireless networking company Aruba Networks, software analytics company New Relic, Japanese video graphics company Wacom, and online bank Simple.

The list below is just a sampling of the many companies that have expanded here. This substantial base of firms provides a robust ecosystem for software and IT industry’s growing talent pool.

For the latest tech job openings, check out Portland Tech Jobs. You'll see evidence of the hot tech scene, with thousands of Portland area tech jobs from hundreds of companies. 

Portland Area Tech Company Openings and Expansions

Company

Location

Date

Employment Change (+/-)

Activity / Event

New Relic

Portland

Aug-15

20

Expansion

Cylance inc.

Portland

Aug-15

Unknown

Opening

Glu Mobile Inc.

Portland

Jul-15

Unknown

Opening

DiscoverOrg

Vancouver

Jun-15

150

Expansion

Accela

Portland

Apr-15

30

opening

Google

Portland

Apr-15

20

opening

Jaguar Land Rover

Portland

Apr-15

50

expansion

InDinero

Portland

Mar-15

50

opening

Eid Passport Inc

Hillsboro

Feb-15

90

expansion

DoubleDutch

Portland

Dec-14

unknown

opening

Vacasa

Portland

Dec-14

500

expansion

New Relic

Portland

Nov-14

18

expansion

Puppet Labs

Portland

Nov-14

40

expansion

Impero

Portland

Oct-14

25

opening

Phase2

Portland

Sep-14

unknown

opening

Aruba Networks

Portland

Sep-14

100

opening

Teknyka Tech Support

Canby

Aug-14

unknown

expansion

Clinicient

Portland

Jul-14

25

expansion

AirBnb

Portland

Mar-14

160

Expansion

Squarespace

Portland

Feb-14

dozens

Expansion

House Happy

Portland

Dec-13

5

Expansion

Mozilla

Portland

Jul-13

14

Expansion

Treehouse

Portland

Apr-13

200

Expansion

Oracle Corp.

Hillsboro

Feb-13

130

Expansion

Vernier Software and Tech.

Beaverton

Jan-13

10

Expansion

T5 Data center

Hillsboro

Oct-12

+several dozen

Announcement –Data Center

Salesforce.com

Hillsboro

Sep-12

500

Announcement

Net App Inc

Hillsboro

Oct-11

Unknown

Announcement

Fortune Data Centers

Hillsboro

Oct-11

-20

Announcement

Urban Airship

Portland

Nov-10

13

Expansion

Kryptiq Corp

Hillsboro

Jun-10

12

Expansion

Source: Oregon Employment Department Around the State Database – August 2015