National IT Professionals Day - September
Tue, Sep 20, 2022

National IT Professionals Day

National IT Professionals Day is an annual holiday dedicated to IT professionals. Software developers, hackers (not talking about illegal activities), network engineers and many others – these employees are indispensable in the modern world and play a big role in the efficient operation of thousands of enterprises. Celebrated every third Tuesday in September. In 2022, it falls on September 20th.


The holiday began to be celebrated in 2015. Its main goal is to express gratitude to all people working in the IT field. Often these are specialists with a great store of knowledge and indispensable skills that allow the company to successfully develop and be protected from competitors in the network plan.

Such a profession as a programmer or an IT worker arose as early as 1834 – then Charles Babbage invented the first computing device that analyzed data based on a written program. Accordingly, the demand for people who can work with the new invention has increased. The specialty received great development already in the second half of the 20th century, when computers and prototypes of modern computers were actively created.

Today, a programmer is a sought-after and highly paid profession. IT employees are required in almost every enterprise.

Interesting facts

  • The first programming language in the world for commercial use is FORTRAN, which was created in 1956.
  • There are more than 8,000 programming languages ​​in the world, but a little more than ten are used in practice.
  • To keep up with the level of technology development, programmers often have to improve their skills every year, learn new skills. The world of technology does not stand still.

How to celebrate

Congratulate your acquaintances from the IT sector on the holiday. A great way to spend National IT Professionals Day is to learn new programming skills.

There are many instructional videos and courses on the Internet. You can start by learning the simplest programming languages ​​and then try to write primitive programs.

When is National IT Professionals Day celebrated in 2022?

National IT Professionals Day is observed on the third Tuesday of September each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Tuesday September 20 2022
Tuesday September 19 2023
Tuesday September 17 2024
Tuesday September 16 2025
Tuesday September 15 2026

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