If you're finding it tough to fill those IT vacancies, you're not alone. IT jobs accounted for 14% of all UK job postings in Q1, according to CompTIA.
New analysis conducted by global IT industry body CompTIA has revealed that the UK technology jobs market got off to a strong start in 2017, with job postings in the sector reaching more than 365,000 for the first quarter of the year. The analysis, using statistics from Burning Glass Labour Insights, found that since Q4 of 2016 the amount of IT positions advertised has increased by nearly 90,000, up from 275,679. This means that of the 2.7 million total job posts in this quarter, technology positions made up 14 percent of all listings. When compared to Q1 2016, IT job postings have increased by four percent, and have grown by three percent in comparison with Q4 2016.