The State of Tech Hiring in Seattle

By December 12, 2018 at 6:39pm

The State of Tech Hiring in Seattle

Q1 and Q2 2019

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cloud security*
1. Cybersecurity*
2. Cloud computing
3. Cloud architecture
4. Web development/design
5. Business intelligence*
5. ERP implementation*
5. Mobile development*

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED…

71% plan to expand their teams.
76% have prepared a budget and plan to bring on project-based professionals.
91% say it’s challenging to find IT talent in their area.
99% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth.

92% are training or upskilling teams. The skills they are currently training for most are…

1. Cloud computing
2. Security
3. Data science
4. Project management
5. Web development/design
6. Mobile development
7. Machine learning/AI

TOP BUSINESS CONCERNS

1. Innovation or helping grow the business
2. Maintaining security of IT systems
3. Investing in new technologies

 

* Denotes a tie

Source: Robert Half Technology survey of 100 local IT decision makers from a stratified sample of companies with 100 or more employees.

© 2018 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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