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%.