Future employment growth (in %) in ict services sector across Member States in 2016-2030

In 2017, the share of ict services in total EU employment was 3.04%.

During the period 2012-2017, the employment level of ict services in EU changed by 7.55%.

The countries with highest employment share of ict services in 2017 were:

  • Ireland 5.27%
  • Estonia 4.73%
  • Sweden 4.46%
  • Finland 4.22%
  • United Kingdom 3.94%

The occupations with the largest numbers of people employed in ict services in 2017 in EU were:

  • ICT professionals 2,077,034
  • ICT technicians 862,150
  • Legal & social professionals 682,620
  • Office professionals 522,767
  • Office associate professionals 415,895

In the period 2016-2030, employment for ict services in EU is projected to change by 3.30%

Occupations employed in the sector in ict services sector in EU in 2017

Employment share of broad occupations (%) in ict services sector in EU (2012-2017)

Employment in ict services sector for educational level possessed in EU in 2017 by level of education

Employment in ict services sector in EU in 2017 by age groups

Employment in high-tech occupations in ict services sector across Member States in 2016