International Tech Expertise Tendencies 2024 Portugal report

The Jobs/global-tech-talent-trends/”>International Tech Expertise Tendencies 2024 Portugal report, kindly sponsored by SIXT, is lastly out and IT has some insightful information on the tech careers in Portugal. This yr’s report main spotlight is the Jobs/weblog/globalizationoftechwork/”>continued Jobs/weblog/globalizationoftechwork/”>stagnation of the market, which has had a critical influence on salaries and continued low motivation of IT professionals to alter Jobs.

Let’s begin with loopy market info:

  • The gender wage hole elevated to 36% (from 34.9% final yr and 16.2% in 2021!).
  • The appreciable lower within the proportion of IT professionals working remotely for firms cross-borders (22.6% in 2023 to 16% in 2024), a transparent inversion on the pattern of the earlier two years.
  • A discount of the IT professionals working hybrid vs full- workplace (+3%) and full distant (+3.9%).
  • The largest improve (+5.1%) of non-Portuguese IT professionals (relocated to Portugal) within the nation’s IT workforce.
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The unique launch of the International Tech Expertise Tendencies 2024 – Portugal, at Unicorn Manufacturing unit in Lisbon

So, in a time like this, the place professionals prioritise components equivalent to work-life steadiness, alternatives for profession development, compensation and perks, alignment with firm tradition, and entry to studying and improvement initiatives, how can companies keep aggressive? And what tendencies can professionals count on from the tech job market?

Jobs/”>Touchdown.Jobs surveyed Jobs/weblog/global-tech-hiring-trends-2024/”>a complete of 5.308 tech professionals residing in 127 nations who responded to the survey. Of these, 1.809 residing in Portugal had been thought-about for producing the outcomes on this report. This survey was open to the general public from December 2023 to March 2024.

International Tech Expertise Tendencies 2024: Salaries, Tech stacks, Distant work and far more

The International Tech Expertise Tendencies 2024 Portugal report sheds gentle on the present state of tech careers in Portugal. Divided into skilled roles & tech, profession administration, demographics, distant and world work, wage and perks, the report goals to assist tech professionals make extra knowledgeable profession choices and firms see the place they stand


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  • As acknowledged above, the wage gender hole remains to be an issue when speaking about tech careers in Portugal and worldwide. Based on the report’s information, 36% of males earn greater than girls.
  • As well as, the Lisbon metro space representativity dropped from 52.2% in 2023 to 41.8% in 2024, a stunning discount.
  • The areas that gained representativity are Porto metro space and North, probably signalling a change within the geographical distribution of IT expertise in Portugal in direction of larger latitudes. However, the 2 high metropolitan areas (Lisboa and Porto) maintain residents of the overwhelming majority of 67.7% of IT expertise in Portugal.
Skilled function & tech

The information stays clear, sustaining the pattern of latest years. Full-stack, Again-end and Entrance-end builders proceed to characterize roughly half of all builders. These extra basic tech improvement classes, along with Knowledge Scientists/Engineers are those with larger development YoY. On the destructive development facet, UX/UI designers had a substantial discount in representativeness.

On the Tech administration facet, there have been appreciable reductions within the Product Proprietor/Supervisor and Technical Staff Chief positions and development within the CTO / Heads of IT and Mission Managers positions.

For the primary yr of this research, IT professionals with 9+ years of expertise comprise greater than 50% of the workforce. Regardless that there haven’t been drastic adjustments from final yr, solely the expertise segments over 6 years of expertise noticed a development of their representativeness, signalling a rise within the common expertise of IT Professionals in Portugal.

This reveals aggressive market maturity  however a really giant imbalance” (Pedro Moura, Chief Progress Officer at Jobs/”>Touchdown.Jobs)

12 months-on-year information on Jobs/weblog/languages-frameworks/”>programming languages is surprisingly secure. Variations from 2023 to 2024 are nearly negligible, with the rank and market shares nearly the identical.

  • TypeScript (+0.8%) is the programming language with the biggest improve in market share yr over yr, persevering with its elevated significance. Of observe is the truth that TypeScript has ‘handed’ Java from 2023 to 2024, actually additionally as a result of discount of -0.4% in Java customers.
  • Python was the second generic language with the biggest diminution (-0.3%).
  • Additionally relating to SQL, not a lot a programming language, however the proportion of respondents stating they use SQL has grown 0.9% YoY.
  • .NET holds the first place in Frameworks utilization, however at a 0.1% distance from React. Equally to 2022 and 2023, and to the shock of some, .NET stays the clear winner.
  • Angular inverted the expansion pattern and fell from third to seventh place within the rank (-0.6%).
  • Node.js stored its rank however fell by -0.7%.
  • Bootstrap (+0.8%) and Spring (+0.6%) are the frameworks that grew extra YoY.
  • Importantly, Javascript improvement frameworks make up greater than 50%.
Distant and world work

The Jobs/global-tech-talent-trends/”>International Tech Expertise Tendencies 2024 report additionally confirmed some surprises. Prepared?

  • Hybrid fell by 6.9%
  • Full workplace grew 3%
  • And full distant additionally grew by 3.9%
  • Distant vs. hybrid vs. workplace was a dialogue that occupied numerous 2023, and IT nonetheless rages on. Breaking final yr’s pattern, full workplace work is making a comeback, and hybrid has additionally reversed the pattern. Solely full distant work continues in the identical route.

There was a big improve of 5.1% within the representativeness of non-Portuguese IT professionals.

  • Non-Portuguese IT professionals now make 15.7% of the residing IT workforce, with 10.6% originating from Brazil.
  • The Porto metro space has the biggest illustration of non-Portuguese IT expertise (21%, 16.9% originating from Brazil).

Is Porto extra engaging to IT expertise from overseas? The pattern of extra foreigners becoming a member of the Portuguese IT Workforce is sweet, however IT needs to be accelerated to satisfy market wants within the forthcoming years.

Concerning working throughout borders, Portugal-based tech professionals working remotely for firms in different nations have decreased abruptly from 22.6% in 2023 to 16% in 2024. This can be a clear inversion of the pattern of the earlier two years. Both means, this discount of the IT workforce allotted to firms overseas might cut back the native IT professionals’ shortage, placing destructive stress on salaries and growing the issue of touchdown a brand new job for IT professionals.

Portuguese resident tech professionals are inclined to work remotely cross-borders largely for European nations (63.8% from 71.6% in 2023), largely for UK, DE and CH. The US (19.1%) is the highest vacation spot nation, and Brazil jumped (surprisingly?) to the 4th place (7.23%).

We have to show Portugal is fuck*ng price to return reside. First we’d like Jobs/weblog/IT-recruiting-portugal/”>IT individuals from aboard, Portugal has a Jobs/weblog/globalizationoftechwork/”>expertise shortage downside.” (Pedro Moura, Chief Progress Officer at Jobs/”>Touchdown.Jobs)

Nearly 100% think about working remotely for an organization, round 50% for an organization positioned in one other continent.

Causes to work remotely for an organization across-borders
  • Work-life steadiness remains to be the highest motive to work remotely throughout borders.
  • Wage and advantages come second, and dealing for worldwide firms is third place.
  • IT appears that Portuguese tech professionals have gotten extra considering what worldwide firms have to supply than Portuguese ones.
  • Working remotely from wherever they need retains dropping significance for the second yr in a row.

These stats present us that high quality of life and higher wage are perceptually related to working remotely cross-borders.

Portuguese tech professionals aren’t eager on leaving their nation. Almost half would favor to stay in Portugal, whereas the opposite half divide themselves between contemplating transferring to a distinct European nation or a distinct continent. Some need to keep, some need to go, virtually no adjustments from 2022 and 2023, regardless that the share of respondents contemplating leaving Portugal has elevated by 1.5%, possibly as a result of present worsening of the situations of the Portuguese IT expertise market.

Profession administration 

The Jobs/global-tech-talent-trends/”>International Tech Expertise Tendencies 2024 report has proven that wage and work-life steadiness matter to tech professionals.

  • Cash remains to be the highest driver relating to profession administration, adopted closed by work-life steadiness.
  • On the opposite finish of the spectrum, respondents don’t thoughts a lot about recognition and standing or the influence of their work on society.
  • Additionally, discover the rise in relevance {of professional} stability, probably correlated to 2023 financial uncertainty, which has a destructive influence on the IT Jobs market.
  • The largest distinction between contractors and full-time workers remains to be, by far, profession development. IT’s clear that professionals with totally different work relations with their employers worth various things.
  • Full-time workers care far more about profession development {and professional} stability whereas contractors are extra involved about schedule flexibility and the influence of their work on society. Clearly, two totally different segments right here, however with a kink: wage appears equally valued as a profession driver. Lastly, from 2023 to 2024, full-time workers began valuing work-life steadiness greater than contractors.
  • On motivation to alter Jobs, portuguese tech professionals are considerably extra motivated to alter Jobs now than in 2023.
Wage and perks

Similar to final yr, the highest perks for IT Professionals in Portugal are Health advantages, annual bonuses, trip/paid time-off and distant work alternatives. 

By Area

  • After an enormous common improve from 2021 to 2022, salaries have stabilised into 2024 (however not decreased).
  • Porto metropolitan space had the best common improve in IT salaries.
  • Tech professionals who work within the Lisbon metropolitan space nonetheless earn essentially the most, 7.7% above the entire nation common, however with a elevate in common worth from 2023 to 2024 of solely 0.1%.
  • Centre was the area with the second highest common wage elevate (+6.8%), surpassing the North area to the third rank place.
  • The islands of Azores and Madeira proceed to be those the place salaries are the bottom, with a YoY variation of -0.0%.

By Roles

  • Administration roles pay higher, and PhDs have solidly elevated their common wages within the final years.
  • As talked about above, the gender hole in salaries is far larger in administration roles, 58%, up from 47.4% in 2023 than in improvement roles (23.3%, down from 29.3% in 2023).

Different issues: Prime paying mixture is non-relocated (i.e. PT naturals) working remotely for an organization cross borders. By programming languages, Elixir, Go, and Rust make up the salaries podium.

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Whether or not you’re knowledgeable, an organization, or a recruiter, one factor is for certain: the tech job scene is a jungle, and being geared up with essentially the most up-to-date information on IT is a transparent benefit for making better-informed profession choices.

IT’s important for you to pay attention to the adjustments and tendencies occurring. Whereas this weblog publish offers you an outline, Jobs/gttt-2024″ goal=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>wanting on the full report gives you a extra detailed outlook.

And in case you are nonetheless curious, watch the full revision of the report by Pedro Moura and João Costa.

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Their sponsorship of this report underlines our perception within the significance of understanding the ever-evolving panorama of the tech business and the vital function that expertise performs in driving innovation and development. By gaining insights into the tendencies and challenges dealing with the worldwide IT expertise market, we empower each IT professionals and firms with invaluable insights to domesticate the very best setting for the people driving our group ahead.


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