Reported on Tech Nation, Over the last three months, recruitment for tech jobs has quickly recovered from the inevitable slump during lockdown. In fact, according to Tech Nation’s newJobs and Skills Report 2020, the number of advertised tech job vacancies increased by 36% between June and August. Only the healthcare sector recruited for more jobs in this period, suggesting that tech jobs and skills continue to be a high national priority even as recession hits.
Data analysed from job website Adzuna also found that salaries for the most in-demand digital and tech jobs increased by up to 15% between 2017 and 2019. The varying levels of salary increase reflect fluctuations in which specific skills and specialisms within tech are most highly valued. While the role of Java developer came behind software developer and engineer based on number of job vacancies, it experienced the highest salary increase (15%).