Information Technology

 A Hub for Tech Companies in Alabama 

Hoover has emerged as a major cluster for information technology companies in Alabama. Four out of the top five software development companies in the Birmingham-Hoover Region call the city home. The 35242 Zip Code of Hoover along the Highway 280 Corridor is the top zip code for tech workers to live in the region. A cutting edge high school cyber academy at RC3 is providing a pipeline for future workers and Jefferson State Community College has a reinvigorated I.T. fast track program. Hoover offers tech companies and workers a dynamic, affordable, and collaborative community to call home. 

Hoover’s Advantages for Information Technology Companies

  • A growing and qualified labor force including the highest concentration in the region of tech workers in the 25242 Zip Code. 
  • An emerging cluster of tech companies large and small to collaborate with including McLeod Software- the region’s largest software development company with over 500 employees. 
  • Strong community of tech-related corporate operations including Region’s Bank Operations Center, A&T of Alabama, BlueCross BlueShield, FIS, SS&C Health, and CGI - all with large IT departments.