90 percent of companies in Denmark want more IT professionals
The shortage of employees with IT skills has reached new heights, with almost two in three companies now saying they have had to give up filling positions altogether due to a lack of IT professionals.
A new survey by IT-Branchen shows that 89.9% of Danish companies would like to hire more IT professionals.
Of these, 35.8% would ideally like to increase the number of IT staff by 10-50%, while 10.1% would ideally like to increase the number of IT staff by 50% or more. Just 1.5% report that it would like to have fewer IT staff.
Right now, there is an acute shortage of 7,600 IT specialists, and in just nine years, IRIS Group and HBS Economics for Danske Gymnasier and Ingeniørforeningen IDA predict that there will be a shortage of up to 22,000 IT professionals.
The article is in Danish – use for instance deepl.com/translator for a translation.