In 2017, ict professionals accounted for 1.76% in the total employment in EU.
The total employment in this occupation reached 4,028,181.
During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as ict professionals in EU changed by 22.9%.
In 2017, ict professionals were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:
- ICT services (2,077,034)
- Manufacturing (409,601)
- Professional services (321,025)
- Finance & insurance (292,192)
- Wholesale & retail trade (229,532)
Countries with highest employment share of ict professionals in 2017:
- Finland (3.70%)
- Sweden (3.59%)
- Netherlands (3.22%)
- Luxembourg (3.14%)
- United Kingdom (2.88%)
In the period 2016-2030, employment for ict professionals in EU is projected to change by 11.65%.