IT talent in short supply amid Smart Nation push
- September 30, 2016
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Technology,
As Singapore embarks on its Smart Nation drive, it is set to face a massive shortage of information and communications technology professionals.
The Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) told The Straits Times that in 2014, when there were 150,000 technology professionals working in Singapore, about 15,000 vacancies could not be filled.
By next year, another 15,000 specialists may be required as fields such as cyber security, data analytics and application development clamour for more professionals, the IDA said. This means that Singapore may find itself short of nearly 30,000 information technology professionals
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