Q1 2016 Tech Cities Job Watch

A shortage of skilled IT professionals across the country has resulted in tough competition across five key technology skills in particular: Big Data, Cloud, IT Security, Mobile and Web Development.

Our latest Tech Cities Job Watch report reveals that:

  • Tech Cities outside of London continue to become more attractive job seekers, with rising hiring demand in Q1 2016 narrowing the gap against London’s dominance as the main Tech City
  • Organisations are under pressure to offer more competitive salaries and benefit packages, in a bid to secure to talent ahead of their competitors
  • Following recent high-profile cyber-attacks, and data leaks, and the new EU Data Protection Reform coming into place, many organisations are increasing investment in their data protection measures.