These are the top 14 tech companies people want to work at, according to LinkedIn

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On Thursday, LinkedIn released its annual list of the companies people want to work at in the US, and it’s absolutely dominated by tech giants.

In fact, every single one of the top seven are tech, only finally broken by Time Warner at eight and Disney at nine.

LinkedIn based its list on the actions of users and looked at three main aspects: “interest in a company’s jobs, interest in a company’s brand and employees, and employee retention.” This leads to a few familiar faces at the top (hello Facebook and Alphabet), but also some surprises (Uber? Still?).

But without further ado, here are the top 14 tech companies people want to work at, according to LinkedIn.


No. 14: Oracle

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Headquarters: Redwood City, CA

Number of global employees: 135,000

What they do: Oracle develops database and enterprise software, and offers cloud applications and engineered systems.


No. 13: Adobe

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Headquarters: San Jose, CA

Number of global employees: 16,500

LinkedIn notes that Adobe has some “out-of-the-box job titles.” “Adobe has a Principal Artist-in-Residence, a People Scientist, and a Vice President of Creativity.”

What they do: Adobe makes cloud-based software for graphic design and photography, as well as for marketing.


No. 12: Twitter

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Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

Number of global employees: 3,500

What they do: Twitter is a social network where users interact using messages, or tweets, that are limited to 140 characters.


No. 11: Workday

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Headquarters: Pleasanton, CA

Number of global employees: 6,600

LinkedIn notes Workday is doing some heavy hiring. “Workday tells LinkedIn it’s hired nearly 2,000 people in the past year and anticipates hiring another 2,200 in the coming year. Many of the openings are for software engineers.”

What they do: Workday sells cloud-based software for payroll and human resources.


No. 10: Dell

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Headquarters: Round Rock, TX

Number of global employees: 145,000

What they do: Dell is one of the world’s largest computer technology companies.


No. 9: Netflix

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Netflix

Headquarters: Los Gatos, CA

Number of global employees: 3,200

What they do: The streaming platform gives subscribers access to thousands of licensed shows and movies, as well as to a growing library of original content.


No. 8: Airbnb

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Headquarters: San Francisco

Number of global employees: 2,000

What they do: Airbnb provides a platform for individuals to rent out their homes, apartments, and tree houses to travelers.


No. 7: Apple

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Headquarters: Cupertino, CA

Number of global employees: 110,000

What they do: The tech giant makes some of the most popular consumer electronics on the market, including the iPhone, iPad and MacBook. In addition, Apple sells apps, music, and other software and hardware.


No. 6: Tesla

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Headquarters: Palo Alto, CA

Number of global employees: 30,000

LinkedIn notes that Tesla has a lot of job openings. “The company has nearly 2,500 open position globally, including titles like Energy Advisor and Thermal Systems Aerodynamicist.”

What they do: Tesla is an auto manufacturer specializing in electric vehicles. It also focuses on energy storage and solar panels.


No. 5: Uber

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Headquarters: San Francisco, CA

Number of global employees: 12,000

Here’s how LinkedIn contextualizes Uber’s ranking in the wake of recent scandals that have plagued the company. “The company moved up one spot as job seekers continued to flood the unicorn with applications and professionals researched employees in record numbers. Unique job appliers nearly doubled in February from a year earlier, though subsequent data points to some signs of weakness.”

What they do: Uber is a popular ride-sharing platform. It has expanded into food delivery as well.


No. 4: Salesforce

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Headquarters: San Francisco

Number of global employees: 25,000

What they do: Salesforce is a cloud computing company that offers sales, marketing, and customer support software to companies.


No. 3: Facebook

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Headquarters: Menlo Park, CA

Number of global employees: 17,000

LinkedIn notes some in-demand job areas. “Software engineering, infrastructure, machine learning, data analytics and marketing.”

What they do: Facebook is the world’s largest social media site, with nearly 2 billion monthly users.


No. 2: Amazon

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Headquarters: Seattle, WA

Number of global employees: 341,400

What they do: Already one of the largest retailers in the world, Amazon is steadily growing its footprint. Along with producing original TV shows and movies, the retailer is moving into the realms of fashion, food delivery, online advertising, and artificial intelligence.


No. 1: Alphabet

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Headquarters: Mountain View, CA

Number of global employees: 72,000

What they do: Alphabet is the parent company to the software and search giant Google, as well as Google Fiber, X, Verily, the self-driving car company Waymo, and a number of other ventures.