Data and Tech

As Florida’s fastest growing tech hub and the 8th fastest growing city in the United States (Forbes, 2017), St. Pete has become a center of opportunity, innovation and culture, boasting a growing ecosystem of startups, tech companies, and leaders in advancement. Top Data Analytics firms in St. Petersburg include HSN, Valpak, Kobie Marketing, and
Triad Retail Media.

Florida ranks 4th for tech employment with 567,862 currently employed– an increase of 18,147 from the previous year.

The Tampa- St. Pete technology community employs 111,000+ technology workers, including 57,000+ technologists, making it one of the top 25 largest tech employment hubs in North America. Tech employment consists of 68% male and 34% female.

St. Pete is for Tech.


Leading Tech Occupations


Software & Web Developers


Network Architects, Admins, and Support Specialists


Computer Support Specialists

St. Pete anchors the Florida High Tech Corridor, which ranks as one of the Top 6 high-tech employment centers in the nation, comprised of more than half of the state’s high-tech firms and three of the country’s largest research institutions: University of Central Florida, University of South Florida and University of Florida.

"The network of colleagues, mentors, and knowledge is amazing. As a young technology entrepreneur, I could build anywhere, but I chose St. Pete to have a role in helping to shape and build the ecosystem."

Reuben Pressman, CEO and Founder of Presence