(KMOV.com) – Move over Silicon Valley, here comes the Silicon Prairie. Thursday St. Louis was named the fastest growing technology hub in the nation according to Monther Nature Network.
According to the site, the title comes after career search site Dice.com determined St. Louis had the most technology job openings in the country.
Author Melissa Hincha-Ownby reports tech job postings in St. Louis are up 25 percent over last year. The average salaries are also up, posting a 13 percent increase over last year to $81,245.
St. Louis joins Charlotte, North Carolina, Austin, Texas, Phoenix, Arizona and Detroit, Michigan as the top five fastest-growning technology hubs.