KEYWORDS TODAY:   BSPMalaysia Airlines Crash in Eastern UkraineKTB

HOT: » Bulgaria's government expected to resign this week

Bulgaria's IT Specialists Among the Youngest in Europe

Business | May 21, 2014, Wednesday // 11:57| Views: 921 | Comments: 0
  • Send to Kindle

The average age of the IT specialists in Bulgaria is 30 years, while that of the German ones is 45, shows data of the Axway Bulgaria software company. 

The average experience of the IT specialists in Bulgaria is a little over five years, while that of their German colleagues is 11 years. 

Around 40% of the graduate IT specialists are women and the ratio of women and men working as IT engineers in Bulgaria is 1:2.5. A considerable part of the women IT specialists choose another career path, mostly as teachers. The Axway survey shows that 80% of the informatics teachers in Bulgaria are women. 

The company points out that the most important qualities necessary for a successful career in the IT sector are analytical thinking, computer and technical literacy and their development can start as early as the primary school. 

“Until 2015 Europe would need more than 900 000 qualified specialists,” said Natasha Kumcheva, HR expert of Axway.

Business » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: IT, sector, engineers, specialists
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!

Leave a comment


Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria