CBRE’s 2018 Scoring Tech Talent Research ranked Toronto as 4th of 50 U.S. and Canadian top tech talent markets. The study reviewed cities based on their ability to attract and grow tech talent. Thirteen metrics (each weighted by relative significance to job creation and innovation) were used to measure market depth, vitality, and attractiveness.

The study showed Toronto has the highest rate of tech jobs added (82,100) over five years between 2012 – 2017, outpacing other key tech markets including Seattle, New York, Washington, and San Francisco Bay Area.

Ranking Market
1 SF Bay Area, CA
2 Seattle, WA
3 Washington, D.C
4 Toronto, ON
5 New York, NY
6 Austin , TX
7 Boston, MA
8 Raleigh-Durham, NC
9 Atlanta, GA
10 Denver, CO