Forecast Report

2019 US Tech Talent Market Outlook

Low Unemployment And Rising Wages Present New Challenges For CIOs

January 28th, 2019
With contributors:
Matthew Guarini , Alyssa Danilow

Summary

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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