The State of Tech Hiring in San Francisco

By on December 9, 2019 at 10:00am

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cloud
2. Cybersecurity
3. Desktop support
4. Business intelligence; Mobile development; Wireless network management*
5. DevOps

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

63% plan to expand their teams
100% plan to bring on project-based professionals
87% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area
95% 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. Training and upskilling employees
2. Attracting new talent
3. Retaining existing team*
4. Streamlining hiring process*
5. Diversifying recruiting strategies
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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