The State of Tech Hiring in Pittsburgh

By on December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN PITTSBURGH

FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cybersecurity
2. Cloud
3. Business intelligence
4. DevOps
5. Virtualization

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

74% plan to expand their teams
94% plan to bring on project-based professionals
85% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area
96% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth

TOP STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

1. Maintaining security of IT systems
2. Cloud initiatives
3. Innovation and investing in new technologies
4. Digital transformation initiatives
5. Automating processes to increase productivity and reduce costs

TOP STAFFING PRIORITIES

1. Attracting new talent*
2. Training and upskilling employees*
3. Diversifying recruiting strategies
4. Retaining existing team
5. Streamlining hiring process
6. Matching internal salaries to market rates

*Denotes a tie

Source: Robert Half Technology survey of 2,800 IT decision makers in 28 major U.S. markets.

© 2019 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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