The technology industry is one of the most dynamic in the UK and as a result, demand for IT professionals is sky rocketing. High-calibre tech specialists are increasingly sought after to support new start-ups and SMEs and provide vital in-house functions for larger firms.
Whilst the technology market is thriving, the industry is also faced with a distinct sector-specific skills gaps. Over 70% of technology employers anticipate skills shortages this year.
In brand new industry research, Solving the UK Skills Shortage – Technology, Robert Walters, totaljobs and Jobsite have surveyed over 550 technology professionals across the UK to gain insight into key skills in demand, where skills gaps are experienced across the sector and recommended recruitment strategies to combat the skills gap.
With multiple opportunities arising across the accounting and finance recruitment market, high-calibre accounting and finance experts are increasingly sought after to support business growth, address financial instability and provide vital in-house functions for businesses across the UK.
As industry developments bring new opportunities, increasing demand for top talent leads to new recruitment challenges. Many hiring managers in the industry now find they are faced with a distinct sector-specific skills gap.
In new divisional research, Robert Walters, totaljobs and Jobsite surveyed over 1,000 accounting and finance professionals across the UK to gain insights on the current industry skills shortage and strategies to combat the knowledge gap.
Combatting skills shortages will be vital for employers looking to drive growth and profits in 2018.
Skills gaps can reduce ability to respond to customer needs, stay ahead of competitors, adopt new technologies or to fully utilise existing equipment or practices to promote growth.
Robert Walters, totaljobs and Jobsite have surveyed over 5,000 professionals across the UK to gain insight into key shortage trends, individual industry analysis, the potential impact of Brexit in a global market, changing candidate expectations and key recruitment strategies to combat the skills gap.
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