Over the past decade, Ireland has grown into a global technology hub. We are now home to 9 of the top 10 global software companies, 9 of the top 10 US technology companies and all of the top 10 born on the internet companies.
Employment in the technology sector has increased by 30% over the last ten years in Ireland.
The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs forecasts the demand for IT skills to be strong as organisations introduce new systems and migrate from existing systems to increasingly sophisticated online and/or cloud platforms.
In such a rapidly changing sector is it hard to plan with many projected jobs for the future that haven’t been invented yet!
As the world becomes more dependent on technology we can see STEM moving into just about every industry as an element of computing is incorporated into more and more roles.
Did we mention that jobs in STEM are currently ranked among the top five highest paying careers!
All-in-all this is a sector with exponential growth and there are so many STEM careers opportunities both at home and abroad!
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The CareersPortal Team