Ukraine is the fourth in the number of IT specialists

Ukraine is the fourth in the number of certified IT specialists after the US, India, and Russia. According to the  “Comments” magazine, this is stated in the Annual Report of the National Commission for the State Regulation of Communications and Informatization citing Exploring Ukraine IT Outsourcing Industry 2012.

According to the report, 40% of all IT specialists work in Kyiv, 19% work in Kharkiv, 16% work in Lviv, 7% work in Dnipropetrovsk, and 4% work in Odessa.

About 16 thousand IT specialists graduate from Ukrainian universities annually. 

According to the HR portal, position of a software developer is the first most demanded position not only in the IT field, but on the labor market in general. 

As reported previously, in February the Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov charged Dmytro Tabachnyk, the Minister of Education and Science, Youth and Sport of Ukraine to increase the government order for training IT specialists in the universities.