Future employment growth (in %) of ict professionals across countries in 2016-2030

In 2016, ict professionals accounted for 1.72% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 3,868,569.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as ict professionals in EU changed by 22.06%.

In 2016, ict professionals were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • ICT services (2,020,390)
  • Manufacturing (387,564)
  • Professional services (296,848) 
  • Finance & insurance (281,080)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (212,606)

Countries with highest employment share of ict professionals in 2016:

  • Finland (3.41%)
  • Sweden (3.35%)
  • Netherlands (3.23%)
  • United Kingdom (3.00%)
  • Denmark (2.64%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for ict professionals in EU is projected to change by 11.65%

Future job openings of ict professionals in EU in 2016-2030 (including replacements for vacated jobs)

Key employment sectors of ict professionals in EU in 2016

Employment of ict professionals in EU in 2016 by education level

Employment of ict professionals in EU in 2016 by age

Employment share of ict professionals across countries in 2016 across countries

Future job openings of ict professionals in EU in 2016-2030 by education level