(Panama City-Anpanama) Information technology (IT)-related job demands have increased by 20% in Panama, showed a study titled Hybrid Profile 5.0, The New Technological Revolution, developed by consulting firm PageGroup.
In Panama and Central America, between 2021 and 2022, more than 100 technology-related positions have been opened and demand exceeds supply, so companies are recommended to begin developing the necessary profiles to face the current labor reality Has been.
According to the report, this impact is regional and is due to the positive growth prospects of the IT job market in Latin America. This digital transformation has not only impacted the labor market by increasing the demand for specialized talent, but with the presence of new roles in various sectors of the company.
He alleges that another reason is the growth of IT companies, in Latin America, there are a total of 22 unicorns (emerging technology companies, valued at over US$1,000 million) led by electronic commerce, logistics and financial services platforms. In fact, 56% of the fintech market is concentrated in Brazil and Mexico, with LATAM growing the fastest.
According to the PageGroup study, the most in-demand personnel in companies in Latin America are: cyber security + data analysis (which points to a more predictive strategy) and product developers + design based on user experience (UX). are experts. ,
The PageGroup report presents Hybrid Profile 5.0 as an emerging trend of hard-to-find talent that abandons the traditional super-specialization of the labor market, and a new approach to the development of more complete professionals at technical and skill levels. opens the way. Soft, who have more tools to face the complex landscape of the digital revolution.