The importance of cloud computing and big data was reflected in heightened demand for IT professionals in 2015. However, it is proving increasingly difficult for companies to find qualified IT candidates and retain existing specialists within their business.
Demand for IT professionals will be most evident across automotive, logistics and engineering in 2016. In 2015, the demand for experienced IT professionals, particularly those with consulting skills and experience in SAP and software systems, was high. This trend is set to continue in 2016.
Best opportunities for top candidates with strong skills
We anticipate salary rises in 2016, especially for experienced SAP/process and project managers. Top candidates with strong project management and systems operations experience will find no shortage of opportunities and we may well see further upward pressure on salaries.
Demand for IT professionals will be most evident across automotive, logistics and engineering in 2016 – all sectors that rely heavily on technology to maintain their operations.
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