ICT Job Ads in EU Account 8.5% in Period Q4 2022-Q3 2023 – Eurostat

Information and communication technology (ICT) specialists online job advertisements in the European Union accounted for 8.5% in the period between the fourth quarter of 2022 and the third quarter of 2023, data from Eurostat showed.

Slovakia (16.5%), Cyprus (14.8%), Luxembourg (14.7%), Austria (14.4%), Portugal (13.7%) and Bulgaria (13.6%) had the highest percentages of online job advertisements seeking ICT specialists in the reported period, the Eurostat said in a statement.

In contrast, the lowest percentages were observed in Slovenia (3.7%), Finland (4.1%), Croatia (4.3%), Denmark (5.7%) and Romania (6.1%), the statement added.

“Out of all the online job advertisements for ICT specialists in the EU, published during the last quarter of 2022 and the first three quarters of 2023, 59.1% were for software and applications developers and analysts, followed by ICT operations and user support technicians (10.6%) and database and network professionals (9.8%),” it further added.

The published data was according to a new experimental statistics based on the job advertisements retrieved from Internet job portals.

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