For five years in a row, Lviv ІТ Cluster and Fama – Custom Research Agency has been conducting an independent analytical study of the Lviv IT industry with the most up-to-date information on the industry development dynamics, its economic effect, and a portrait of an IT specialist in Lviv. This year IT Research 5.0 analyzed the impact of the pandemic-induced crisis on the Lviv IT sector also. Key highlights:
?Despite the pandemic, the number of companies in Lviv increased by 7%.
?There are 492 IT companies now, whereas, in 2019, the number equaled 461.
?Despite the unfavorable situation due to the pandemic-induced crisis, the number of IT specialists has been growing – 26-26.5 k, compared to 24 -25 k last year.