The State of U.S. Tech Hiring

By December 9, 2019 at 8:00pm

THE STATE OF TECH HIRING IN THE U.S.

THE FIRST HALF OF 2020

TOP SKILLS IN IMMEDIATE DEMAND

1. Cybersecurity
2. Cloud
3. Business intelligence
4. Database management
5. DevOps

OF TECHNOLOGY LEADERS SURVEYED …

69% plan to expand their teams
96% plan to bring on project-based professionals
86% say it’s challenging to find IT professionals today
97% are confident in their company’s prospects for growth

 

TOP STRATEGIC PRIORITIES

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

 

TOP STAFFING PRIORITIES

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

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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