Forecast Report

2019 US Tech Talent Market Outlook

Low Unemployment And Rising Wages Present New Challenges For CIOs

January 28th, 2019
Andrew Bartels, null
Andrew Bartels
Nate Meneer, null
Nate Meneer
With contributors:
Matthew Guarini , Alyssa Danilow


Low unemployment and accelerating wages across the US economy are resulting in a shortage of workers and a surplus of jobs. While these overall labor market trends are affecting the market for tech workers, the shift toward cloud-based software and infrastructure are redefining the tech skills that businesses require. These developments present a serious threat to the talent agendas and staffing budgets of customer-obsessed businesses. This report helps CIOs and other tech leaders understand where the tech labor market is headed and offers strategies for overcoming the challenges ahead.

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