Global Tech Talent Trends Report 2023 Portugal

The largest community-based tech talent report that sheds light on the current state of tech careers in Portugal. It’s an all-in-one tool that helps tech professionals make more informed career decisions and companies see where they stand.
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The largest community-based tech talent report about Portugal

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Some insights you’ll find inside

  • Full-stack, Back-end and Front-end developers represent roughly half of all developers (52%).
  • The top 4 programming languages are SQL, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, and Python.
  • The Portuguese tech industry is still made up of senior professionals with 9+ years of experience (48%).
  • The biggest career drivers of tech professionals in Portugal are salary & benefits, work-life balance and career progression.
  • Hybrid work is on the rise: 52% hybrid, 42% full remote, 6% office.
  • 22.6% of tech professionals in Portugal are working remotely for a company in another country.
  • 49% of tech professionals don't want to leave Portugal.
  • 24% want to relocate to another continent because of salary and quality of life.
  • Salaries are stabilising with a 4.2% average increase.
  • Contractors earn, on average, 58.1% more than full-time employees.
  • Management roles pay better, and PhDs have solidly increased their average wages.
  • The gender gap: 80% of tech professionals are male, and men earn, on average, 35% more than women.



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