Most of us in the UK IT industry are aware that we are facing a skills gap. The demand for expertise in analyzing big data continues to grow, while Brexit threatens to make it harder to bring in skilled people from elsewhere in Europe. The question we need to address is what we are going to do about it. How can we make sure that the UK economy is not held back by a failure to secure the right level of skills in our workforce? This gap manifests itself in two different ways: n
Editor Comments: The UK has acknowledged the significance of their skills gap and have taken steps to remedy the situation. One of the most significant efforts has been their program to introduce coding to school age children, as young as four years. Another program which deserves note is the introduction of apprenticeship schemes. But these tactics have not been enough to fill the huge demand for tech skills. Start-up's and established businesses have taken advantage of UK'
Comment: Susan Dineen "More and more countries are looking to use immigration as a way to close the skills gap until their education system can catch-up. It is a good time to be in technology if you have the in-demand skills that companies need." The Netherlands is positioning itself as the ideal home for ambitious IT professionals from across the world . A shortage of IT professionals is looming for the Netherlands, and the race is on to lure developers, admins, programmer