ICT student numbers on the rise again, but European firms are slow to adopt digital technologies

Publication Date: Dec 17, 2015

The gap between the number of job seekers in Europe and the number of unfilled digital jobs is forecast to shrink, according to the latest research from analyst Empirica. This is one of the findings unveiled at the conference entitled “transforming Europe towards the Digital Age” in Luxembourg today.

The shortage of trained candidates will reach 756,000 by 2020, Empirica said. This is down from an estimated 820,000, forecast at the beginning of this year.  Read more