NCWIT Scorecard: The Status of Women in Computing [2020 Update]

Published on 10/08/2020

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The NCWIT Scorecard shows trends in girls’ and women’s participation in computing in the U.S. over time, providing a benchmark for measuring progress and identifying areas for improvement.

NCWIT supplies these data and embedded charts for the computing community free of charge. Below, you can download individual Excel workbooks for each sector (K-12, post-secondary, workforce) or the entire .zip file. Feel free to use these data in reports, presentations, proposals, and other research with the appropriate citation.

Suggested citation: DuBow, W. & Gonzalez, J.J. (2020) NCWIT Scorecard: The Status of Women in Technology. Boulder, CO: NCWIT.

NCWIT also supplies an executive summary, available through the “Download” button below.

Please let us know how and when you use this information, so we can better report the impact of our services. And if you have questions, email us. Thank you!

Can’t find the statistics you’re looking for? Email datarequest@ncwit.org to let us know.

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Job Growth and Career Stability in Computing

The following statistics can be found in this downloadable Excel workbook:

  • Tab 1: Top 50 Most Profitable Companies (2019)
  • Tab 2: Predicted Job Growth, Occupational Classifications (2018-2028)
  • Tab 3: Predicted Job Growth, Select Computing Occupational Classifications (2018-2028)
  • Tab 4: Top 10 Salaries for Undergraduate Majors (2019)
  • Tab 5: Median Salary by Gender and Undergraduate Major (2018)
  • Tab 6: Unemployment Rate of 25-to-29-year-olds by Undergraduate Field of Study (2018)

Excel wookbook (243 KB) – Updated 02-29-20

 

The Status of Computing in Secondary Education

The following statistics can be found in this downloadable Excel workbook:

  • Tab 1: Computing Coursework of SAT Test-Takers by Gender
  • Tab 2: AP Computer Science Test-Takers by Gender
  • Tab 3: Intel Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) Percent Participation of Women
  • Tab 4: Intended Major by Math SAT Score (Top 10)
  • Tab 5: Intended Major by Math SAT Score and Gender (Top 10)
  • Tab 6: Percent of Students Intending to Major in Computer Science by Gender
  • Tab 7: Access to High-School Computer Science Classes for Students of Underrepresented Races/Ethnicities
  • Tab 8: Percent of High Schools Offering Computer Science by Community Type

Supporting Tables:

  • Tab 9: High School Computer Science Status by State

Excel workbook (103 KB) Updated 03-03-20

 

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in Post-Secondary Education

The following statistics can be found in this interactive data visualization:

  • Tab 1: Introduction of NCWIT Scorecard
  • Tab 2: STEM Degrees Earned by Gender (1987-2020)
  • Tab 3: CIS Degrees Earned by Gender (1987-2020)
  • Tab 4: CIS Degrees Earned by Race/Ethnicity (2011-2020)
  • Tab 5: Racial Ethnic Composition of CIS Degrees Earned by Women (2011-2020)
  • Tab 6: Percent of CS Degrees Earned by Women (1990-2020)
  • Tab 7: Additional Resources for statistics relevant for understanding the participation of different populations in computing

All datasets and charts are downloadable.

 

Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Computing Workforce

The following statistics can be found in this interactive data visualization:

  • Tab 1: Introduction of NCWIT Scorecard
  • Tab 2: Employment in Computing Occupations by Gender
  • Tab 3: Computing Occupations by Intersection of Gender and Race/Ethnicity
  • Tab 4: Race/Ethnic Representation in Computing Occupations
  • Tab 5: Additional Resources for statistics relevant for understanding the participation of different populations in computing

All datasets and charts are downloadable.

 

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