Technology – UK Labour Market Review 2020

Recruitment in the technology sector is changing after a year of rapid digital transformation. What trends emerged across this new landscape? Download our 2020 review of the sector to explore which vacancies may become more prominent in the months ahead.

Robert Walters & Vacancysoft

Written in partnership with Robert Walters, this report reviews 2020 in the UK technology labour market. It presents a brief overview of the sector in a challenging year,  addresses the funding landscape across the country; provides a brief analysis of related professions and roles; and closes with a concise forecast on the road ahead for the industry. Key findings include:

  • Vacancies for fully remote professional IT roles rose from 1.1% in 2019 to 8.7% in 2020.
  • FTC IT vacancies rose from 6.9% in 2019 to 13.6% in 2020.
  • Professional vacancies for IT security specialists in the last calendar year increased by 7.6% year-on-year.
  • Wales experienced the greatest year-on-year drop in IT recruitment  — falling 47.8% in relation to 2019

To discover more insights and trends in the tech industry during 2020, download the report now.

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