Software development is one of the top five most in-demand jobs globally. Big data alone could create around 4.4 million jobs by 2015 but only one-third of these positions will be filled. Meanwhile, the number of students aiming for jobs in the industry has fallen by 50% since 2001.
Businesses’ ability to attract talent will be the key determinant of success in digital business, according to a new report from analyst firm Gartner.
In a survey of decision makers involved in digital business, 90% said that the competition for talent will dictate success in using digital technology to grow revenue.