The Digital Talent Demand Has Doubled in 5 Years, as Reported in Digital Talent Overview 2023

DigiAdvance, a European project supported by Mobile World Capital Barcelona through the Barcelona Digital Talent initiative, participated in the 5th edition of the Digital Talent Overview event in Barcelona, held on June 20th. This annual gathering, hosted by MWCapital at CosmoCaixa, delved into the digital talent gap and its implications across different regions.

“In the last 5 years, the demand for digital professionals has doubled, going from 15,856 to 33,276 job offers annually. This translates into an increase of 49% since 2018,” said Francesc Fajula, CEO of Mobile World Capital Barcelona, emphasizing the growing need for digital expertise in the job market.

DigiAdvance’s involvement in the event further emphasizes its dedication to bridging the digital skills gap within the SME sector, empowering individuals with essential digital competencies. By leveraging the proven methodology of Barcelona Digital Talent, DigiAdvance ensures its work aligns with industry best practices and current demands. Through engagement in the Digital Talent Overview presentation, DigiAdvance remains at the forefront of the latest trends, research, and insights, enabling the project to better serve the SME sector.

The Digital Talent Overview event, organized by MWCapital, serves as a platform for presenting an insightful annual report on the digital talent gap in Europe, Catalonia, and Barcelona. Now in its successful 5th edition, the event further solidifies its significance in tackling the critical issue of the digital talent gap. This latest edition encompasses a comparative assessment of digital talent across major European cities. Additionally, the report features a dedicated chapter exploring the profound impact of Artificial Intelligence on the job market, offering a deeper understanding of the evolving digital landscape.

To access the complete Digital Talent Overview 2023 report, please visit the MWCapital website and click on the download button.

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