Leeds based tech recruiters Fruition IT has published their second tech skills market report focusing on the software development and testing sector in Yorkshire.
The report features value insights and analysis from many of the regions top influencers and employers including Tech North, Morrisons, NHS Digital, Infinity Works, Answer Digital, icelolly.com, Mood International, cap hpi, SkyBet, Ten10, Lowell Group and BJSS.
Overall, the report highlights the shift in skills sets required by employers in the region with developers using a wider selection of tools and languages that ever before reflecting a more agile and responsive approach to business needs. In addition, employers are looking at multi-disciplinary employees who can have end to end influence on products developed.
Sarah Pawson, Managing Director at Fruition IT said “We believe it’s really important to contribute to both informing about, and tackling the IT skills shortage and hope this report helps to highlight the most in demand skills in the region, those gaining in popularity, and the trends around demand and rates or salaries for specific roles within Development and Testing.
Focussing in on these two areas, and looking at data from just the Yorkshire area will hopefully provide useful insight for our region’s tech professionals and those looking to employ them.”
You can download the report for free here.