Skills shortage could drive software jobs overseas

Thousands of Irish software jobs could be forced overseas unless measures are taken to combat a skills and investment shortage, according to a new report.

14th July, 2014

Thousands of Irish software jobs could be forced overseas unless measures are taken to combat a skills and investment shortage, according to a new report.

The Irish Software Landscape study found that indigenous companies, which make up almost 80 per cent of the total number of software firms in Ireland, have created employment faster than foreign/multinationals over the last three years. The indigenous firms which responded to the survey grew their software-related employment by 39...

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