Sydney Tech Market Trends & Insights 2019

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We recently released our inaugural Tech Insights Report, capturing the latest industry trends from more than 250 Sydney tech professionals. Below are the key highlights, click here to download the full report.

Employers Out of Tune with Employees’ Feelings on Job Satisfaction

Findings show there is a discrepancy between the realities of employee job satisfaction and their employer’s perception. Employers believed that their employees were happy in their jobs, which isn’t reflected in the results.

Click here to download your copy of our report for all the statistics on job satisfaction.

Benchmarking Team’s Salaries is Key to Retention

When asked what needed to be improved in their roles, it’s not a huge surprise that employees reported financial incentives were key. Other important factors included more advanced technology, flexibility and variety of work.

Click here to download your copy of our report for all the statistics on salary and retention.

Soft Skills are Most Valuable to Employers

Respondents were asked how they value core skills such as technical capabilities, soft skills and leadership skills. Interestingly, employees categorised them as equally important but employers reported that soft skills have become significantly more valuable within the tech industry.

Click here to download your copy of our report for all the statistics on key industry skills.

Perceptions of How to Tackle Gender Diversity Differ

Survey results indicate that 29% of the tech workforce is made up of women.

Again, there is a mismatch between employee and employer perception as the majority of employers thought that creating a gender-diverse office culture is key to encouraging more women in tech. Meanwhile, employees saw a greater focus on work/life balance as the prominent factor influencing the lack of diversity.

Click here to download your copy of our report for all the statistics on gender diversity in tech.