Burning Glass Technologies is an analytics software company that has cracked the genetic code of an ever-changing job market. Powered by the world’s largest and most sophisticated database of jobs and talent, we deliver real-time data and breakthrough planning tools that inform careers, define academic programs, and shape workforces.
The Burning glass engine
Turns Big Data into Actionable Insight
Insight from in-demand skills and
real-life career patterns
A Common Language
Proprietary taxonomy for valid comparisons
Tagging and Structuring
70+ Elements of metadata
Capturing Job Market data
3.4 million active, unique jobs daily
Burning Glass Solutions Big Data Engine
Labor InsightActionable labor market information
to understand emerging trends and inform decision making
LENS Leading-edge natural language
solution for parsing resumes and matching relevant talent to jobs
Job pulseJob market analytics dashboard to
manage connections between employers and candidates
Program InsightInsight for education executives
to support strategic planning and program development
View the latest reports from the Burning Glass Applied Research team,
whose in-depth job market analysis is relied on by policymakers, educators, and corporate leaders.
Review our published commissioned research created by Burning Glass’ Applied Research team,
which provides custom, in-depth job market analysis.
Data Science and Analytics are no longer just buzzwords--they are essential business tools. We found the demand for these skills is growing rapidly, and that the demand is having a particularly strong impact in decision-making roles.
In our third annual examination of the job market for interns, we find the trends we have identified in the past intensifying, which means the challenges for prospective interns are increasing.
We live in a digital world. Our phones, our cars, our banks, and our hospitals – nearly every aspect of our lives – depend on computer code. As a result, coding, or computer programming, is becoming a core skill requirement for many well-paying jobs.
Foundational or “soft” skills occupy an unusual position in the debate over America’s workforce. Employers say these skills are both crucial and hard to find. But it has also been notoriously difficult to define what these skills are.
American employers have realized the vital importance of cybersecurity—but that realization has created a near-term shortage of workers that may require long-term solutions.
With technology driving the everyday lives of most Americans, a new kind of hybrid job blending technology with marketing is gaining in the market.
Burning Glass Technologies’ report Software is Everywhere: Growth in Software Jobs shows how jobs for software developers have not only increased 31% from 2007 to 2012.
Here, we take a look at entry-level STEM job postings in 2013 and provide analysis of the skills gap in this key sector. Our research reveals that the demand for STEM talent is significantly greater than commonly reported.
Each month prior to the release of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs report, Burning Glass will publish real-time data and analysis about the employment landscape in the United States. These are not just raw numbers.
Burning Glass analyzed millions of online job postings from the past 12 months and found that by coupling technical skills with a liberal arts education can nearly double the jobs available to graduates and offer an average salary premium of $6,000.
Here, we take a look at cybersecurity job postings over time and provide analysis of the supply/demand gap in this critical emerging sector.
Tools like Burning Glass help us tell the story. Everybody, at the highest level, comes to us for that data. It’s so baked into our system now that we don’t even question it. We will always have demand now that we can show what it can do.
Alan Spell MERIC Research Manager, Missouri Department of Economic Development
With real-time, labor-time market data, we can conduct a scan of any occupation. We know who is hiring and what competencies and technical skills they need. We are making sure our program choices and curriculum remain current so that our students are trained and ready for jobs employers need to fill.
Linda L. Head Associate Vice Chancellor, Lone Star College
Our goal is to deliver the most valuable outcome for our customer: hiring the right person. Everything we can do to make that outcome less work for the customer is a win.
Michael Shulman Product Manager, Hireology
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In The News | May 15, 2017
IBM has formed a research partnership with the goal of closing the data science and analytics skills gap. Partnering with Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) and Burning Glass Technologies, the tech giant has produced a report called The Quant Crunch: How The Demand For Data Science Skills Is Disrupting The Job Market.
In The News | May 15, 2017
Roughly 211,000 Americans scored new jobs last month as hiring picked up following a shaky spring. And chances are many of those new recruits boasted one particular set of skills... Liberal arts students with additional technical skills qualify for nearly twice as many job openings versus those who didn’t have them, according to data from employment analytics software company Burning Glass Technologies.
In The News | May 13, 2017
Not every mall or shop is dying. For now, store-occupancy rates are healthy. Nor have consumers stopped shopping. But they are spending money in new ways to the benefit of other businesses, such as restaurants, hotels and e-retailers, in particular Amazon. As a result, a giant established industry is descending into crisis...Trends in job advertisements also offer only fleeting solace. Listings scoured by Burning Glass, a job-analytics firm, initially suggest a positive trend: from 2014 to 2016 the total number of vacancies in traditional retailing dropped, but this was offset by postings for e-commerce, warehousing and tech jobs in retailing.
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For Symplicity higher education clients who add Burning Glass services, the partnership delivers comprehensive, real-time data about labor market demands and career trends.
In a new research report, Burning Glass Technologies developed a matrix for identifying disruptive skills and getting ahead of them in the hiring market.
The best way to understand the job market is to realize it’s not about jobs at all—it’s about skills. CEO Matt Sigelman gave the Burning Glass Technologies view of the labor market at the recent ASU + GSV Summit.